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freemasonry

[ free-mey-suhn-ree ]
/ ˈfriˌmeɪ sən ri /
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noun
secret or tacit brotherhood; fellowship; fundamental bond or rapport: the freemasonry of those who hunger for knowledge.
(initial capital letter) the principles, practices, and institutions of Freemasons.
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Origin of freemasonry

First recorded in 1400–50, freemasonry is from the late Middle English word fremasonry.See Freemason, -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for freemasonry (1 of 2)

freemasonry
/ (ˈfriːˌmeɪsənrɪ) /

noun
natural or tacit sympathy and understanding

British Dictionary definitions for freemasonry (2 of 2)

Freemasonry
/ (ˈfriːˌmeɪsənrɪ) /

noun
the institutions, rites, practices, etc, of Freemasons
Freemasons collectively
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