Sorority meaning

sə-rôrĭ-tē
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A group of women or girls joined together by common interests, for fellowship, etc.
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A chiefly social organization of women students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters.
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A Greek-letter college organization for women.
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An association or a society of women.
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The definition of a sorority is a social club for females, typically at a college or university, where the girls call each other "sisters," and do activities together.

Alpha Phi is an example of a sorority.

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A group of girls or women associated for a common purpose; a sisterhood.
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(US) A social organization of female students at a college or university; usually identified by Greek letters.
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Origin of sorority

  • Medieval Latin sorōritās from Latin soror sister swesor- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Renaissance Latin sorōritās, from Latin soror (“sister"), from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr.

    From Wiktionary