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kinship group

n. group of people related by blood or marriage [syn: kin, kin group, kindred, clan, tribe]

Usage examples of "kinship group".

Fukumoto had something to do with the Tiej kinship group-also a Dinso people.

Besides differing from a band by virtue of its settled residence and its larger numbers, a tribe also differs in that it consists of more than one formally recognized kinship group, termed clans, which exchange marriage partners.

But Diko had learned, as most did in Pastwatch, that for most of human history, the virtue of empathy was confined to one's kinship group or tribe.