Definitions for Sisterhoodˈsɪs tərˌhʊd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sis•ter•hoodˈsɪs tərˌhʊd(n.)

  1. the state of being a sister.

  2. a group of nuns or other females bound by religious ties.

  3. an organization of women with a common interest, as for social or charitable purposes.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. congenial relationship among women.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  5. the community or network of women who support feminism.

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Origin of sisterhood:

1350–1400

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sisterhood, sistership(noun)

    the kinship relation between a female offspring and the siblings

  2. sisterhood, sistership(noun)

    an association or society of women who are linked together by a common religion or trade or interest

  3. sisterhood(noun)

    a religious society of women who live together as sisters (especially an order of nuns)

Wiktionary

  1. sisterhood(Noun)

    the state, or kinship of being sisters

  2. sisterhood(Noun)

    the quality of being sisterly; sisterly companionship

  3. sisterhood(Noun)

    a religious society of women

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sisterhood(noun)

    the state or relation of being a sister; the office or duty of a sister

  2. Sisterhood(noun)

    a society of sisters; a society of women united in one faith or order; sisters, collectively

Freebase

  1. Sisterhood

    Sisterhood is a comedy feature film shot in London and Governors Bay, Christchurch, New Zealand and completed in 2008. It is to premiere in London's West End on 23 October 2008, followed by a theatrical release in the UK. It will appear in competition at the inaugural The Feel Good Film Festival founded by Kristen Ridgway Flores in Los Angeles between 22 - 24 August. Actors include Nicholas Ball, Maria Charles, Rory McGregor, Graham McTavish, Isabelle Defaut, Emily Corcoran, Robert Faith and Jon Gadsby. The film was directed by Richard Wellings-Thomas, written by Emily Corcoran and produced by Emily Corcoran, Tim Hart and Abi Sirokh.

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