noun, plural sis·trums, sis·tra [sis-truh] /ˈsɪs trə/.
- sistine chapel,
- sistine madonna,
- sit at one's feet,
- sit back
Origin of sistrum
Examples from the Web for sistra
And ever, like an obsession, there was the rattle of the sistra, as though the whole immense temple were rattling.The Tour|Louis Couperus
Then, from far away, there came the ghostly music of the sistra.Cleopatra|H. Rider Haggard
The two objects suspended from the belt between the heads recall Hathor's sistra.The Evolution of the Dragon|G. Elliot Smith
They call us all "Sistra" and often "Dobra Sistra," which means good sister.
These women have one simple answer: "Sistra, they died for their country!"