Translation of clan in Spanish:

clan

clan, n.

Pronunciation /klan//klæn/

noun

  • 1

    clan masculine
    • Land ownership was nonexistant in the Arabian desert, instead there was collective control over the oases, pastures, and wells, and mostly the stronger clans controlled the best territories.
    • The Tang Dynasty appointed local clan chieftains to govern for them.
    • They descended from clans in present-day Guangxi province after the fall of the Han Dynasty in AD 220.
    • People of the same clan claim a common totem (dodem, do daim, or do dam), the symbol of a living creature.
    • Highland society in general, however, was organized into that most celebrated of Scottish institutions, the clan.
    • But the strong tradition of upholding the clan makes for mutual support and a sharing and egalitarian instinct.
    • The clans have loosely defined territories, and prolonged wars, often spanning generations, were once common between clans.
    • Persons with different surnames may share a common clan name, revealing a relationship along the lineage.
    • The new clan chieftain was announced out of an initial 10 nominees.
    • In addition, nearly every Rajput clan has its own patron god to whom it turns for protection.
    • However, these villages' customary landowner clans refused the dam's construction, outlining several reasons.
    • Let us go back in time where Scottish tartan denoted the clan you belonged too.
    • Since the early 1990s, Somalia has suffered from a civil war between rival clans.
    • Outside the immediate family, the lineage and the clan are the most common descent groups.
    • "Kaya, watch your mouth, you're talking to your clan leader!
    • The Scottish have used tartan patterns for centuries to identify the clan, family or regiment with which the wearer is associated.
    • Tartan ties, scarves and even a map of the Scottish clans filled the window of the shop.
    • Formal education used to be of little significance among ruling and landowning Rajput clans.
    • Where I'm from, my family had to hide from rival Somalia clans.
    • Other Rajput clans trace their ancestry to the Sun or Moon.