Definition of sorority
: 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
She wanted to pledge a sorority.
Recent Examples of sorority from the Web
Crum also gave her time to community organizations, including Leadership Broward, Youth Leadership Broward and her sorority, Alpha Delta Gamma.
The bananas were marked with the letters of a sorority with predominantly African American membership.
Fudge is a former national president of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority.
Other longtime parade participants were groups such as the American Legion Post 29, which leads the parade every year, the Panhellenic Council of Greek sorority delegates and, of course, Ms. Juneteenth.
Your sorority will offer countless leadership ideas, not only in executive council positions but in smaller roles, too.
An updated submission sent Feb. 5, 2015 included arrangements to allow sorority Rho Epsilon Pi to occupy a portion of the DKE house at 276 High St. and details on how common areas would be shared.
Karsten said on the witness stand that the fraternity submitted a plan that identified a specific section of the house for members of the Rho Epsilon Pi sorority, which had been seeking a residence for its members at the time.
Penn State's more than 50 fraternities and 30 sororities will now be subject to other requirements, some of which have already been put into place.
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Origin and Etymology of sorority
Medieval Latin sororitas sisterhood, from Latin soror sister
First Known Use: 1900See Words from the same year
SORORITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sorority for English Language Learners
: an organization of female students at a U.S. college
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Definition of sorority for Students
: a club of girls or women especially at a college
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