1. Noun.  A socially, ethnically, and politically cohesive group of people.
  2. Noun.  (anthropology) A society larger than a band but smaller than a state.
  3. Noun.  The collective noun for various animals.
  4. Noun.  (taxonomy) A hierarchal rank between family and genus.

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