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sorority

[ suh-rawr-i-tee, -ror- ]
/ səˈrɔr ɪ ti, -ˈrɒr- /
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noun, plural so·ror·i·ties.

a society or club of women or girls, especially in a college.

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Origin of sorority

1525–35; <Medieval Latin sorōritās, equivalent to Latin sorōr- (stem of soror) sister + -itās-ity
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British Dictionary definitions for sorority

sorority
/ (səˈrɒrɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

mainly US a social club or society for university women
C16: from Medieval Latin sorōritās, from Latin soror sister
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