Sisterhood



noun
1.
the state of being a sister.
2.
a group of sisters, especially of nuns or of female members of a church.
3.
an organization of women with a common interest, as for social, charitable, business, or political purposes.
4.
congenial relationship or companionship among women; mutual female esteem, concern, support, etc.
5.
Usually, the sisterhood. the community or network of women who participate in or support feminism.
noun
1.
the state of being related as a sister or sisters
2.
a religious body or society of sisters, esp a community, order, or congregation of nuns
3.
the bond between women who support the Women’s Movement

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