Definition of Subclans

1. Noun. (plural of subclan) ¹



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Definition of Subclans

1. subclan [n] - See also: subclan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subclans

subchronic
subchrons
subchunk
subchunks
subcinctorium
subcircle
subcircles
subcircuit
subcircuits
subcircular
subclade
subclades
subclaim
subclaims
subclan
subclans (current term)

Literary usage of Subclans

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1. The Geometric Theory of Ordinary Differential Equations and Algebraic Functions by Georges Valiron (1984)
"Until the 1920s, much of the center of what is today the community, lying on the boundary of two subclans, was unoccupied. Young men expanded their land by ..."

2. Tusayan Migration Traditions by Jesse Walter Fewkes (1900)
"Thus, in the Corn clan of Tusayan, under favorable conditions there grew up subclans claiming connection with the root, stem, leaves, blossom, pollen, etc. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... (Hurons).1 Warren actually sueca that the numerous Bear clan of the Ojibways was formerly subdivided into subclans, each of which took for its totem ..."

4. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn (1904)
"The chief of a great clan was lord over the chiefs of the subclans attached to it: his authority was both religious and military. ..."

5. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn (1904)
"So that, even as fully developed under the Tokugawa rule, Japanese society was still but a great aggregate of clans and subclans, kept together by military ..."

6. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn (1904)
"The chief of a great clan was lord over the chiefs of the subclans attached to it: his authority was both religious and military. ..."

7. Japan: An Attempt at Interpretation by Lafcadio Hearn (1904)
"The chief of a great clan was lord over the chiefs of the subclans attached to it: his authority was both religious and military. ..."

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