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sisterhood

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Women, Christianity
sisterhoodsis‧ter‧hood /ˈsɪstəhʊd $ -ər-/ noun  1 [uncountable]SSW a special loyal relationship among women who share the same ideas and aims, especially among feminists the special bond of sisterhood that joins women together2 [countable]RRC a group of women who live a religious life togetherbrotherhood the Christian sisterhood
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sisterhoodHe also founded a sisterhood in 1950, the Community of St Clare, near Oxford.Standing together tall and proud, they sang about sisterhood, love and peace.Some things help us to maintain our brotherhood, and sisterhood, under the skin.Where, activists have asked, has sisterhood gone?The true language of sisterhood does not speak of the pain of childbirth or the indignities of male oppression.Thanks largely to the tradition of the harem and their own recent suppression, Arab women had a strong sense of sisterhood.They deceived no one, but I felt a bond with their strange sisterhood.There are no laughs in Little Altars Everywhere, nothing picturesque, and very little hint that sisterhood cures all.
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