sorority

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noun so·ror·i·ty \sə-ˈrȯr-ə-tē, -ˈrär-\

Definition of sorority

plural

sororities

  1. :  a club of women; specifically :  a women's student organization formed chiefly for social purposes and having a name consisting of Greek letters

Examples of sorority in a Sentence

  1. She wanted to pledge a sorority.

Recent Examples of sorority from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of sorority

Medieval Latin sororitas sisterhood, from Latin soror sister


First Known Use: 1900


SORORITY Defined for English Language Learners

sorority

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Definition of sorority for English Language Learners

  • : an organization of female students at a U.S. college


SORORITY Defined for Kids

sorority

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noun so·ror·i·ty \sə-ˈrȯr-ə-tē\

Definition of sorority for Students

plural

sororities

  1. :  a club of girls or women especially at a college



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