Definition of Ku Klux Klan in English:

Ku Klux Klan

(also KKK)

proper noun

  • An extremist right-wing secret society in the US.

Origin

Perhaps from Greek kuklos ‘circle’ and clan.

Pronunciation

Ku Klux Klan

/ˌko͞o ˌkləks ˈklan//ˌku ˌkləks ˈklæn/