Etymology
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KKK

1868, abbreviation of ku klux klan.

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Definitions of KKK

kkk (n.)
a secret society of white Southerners in the United States; was formed in the 19th century to resist the emancipation of slaves; used terrorist tactics to suppress Black people;
Synonyms: Ku Klux Klan / Klan
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