Pronunciation: (klan'ish), [key]
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a clan.
2. inclined to associate exclusively with the members of one's own group; cliquish: the clannish behavior of the original members of the country club.
3. imbued with or influenced by the sentiments, prejudices, or the like, of a clan.
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