Definition of Fraternities

1. Noun. (plural of fraternity) ¹



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Definition of Fraternities

1. fraternity [n] - See also: fraternity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fraternities

fraternalising
fraternalism
fraternalisms
fraternalization
fraternalize
fraternalized
fraternalizes
fraternalizing
fraternally
fraternisation
fraternisations
fraternise
fraternised
fraternises
fraternising
fraternities (current term)
fraternity
fraternity house
fraternizable
fraternization
fraternizations
fraternize
fraternized
fraternizer
fraternizers
fraternizes
fraternizing
fraters
fratery
frathouse

Literary usage of Fraternities

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1. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1907)
"These fraternities are usually short-lived, but frequently have very serious deleterious influences upon the character. Almost always they are bad. ..."

2. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1915)
"Resolved, That Greek-letter fraternities, as Existing at Present in Undergraduate Colleges, ... (2) fraternities are not living up to their responsibility. ..."

3. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Birdseye, Clarence F., 1854-1927 (1907)
"The growth and power of the Greek-letter fraternities have come Wholly from the fact that their members were away from their own homes, ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"WOMEN'S fraternities. The women's fraternities followed naturally upon the ... The first of these sororities ( as t hese fraternities are called) was the ..."

5. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1905)
"REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON SECRET fraternities GILBERT B. MORRISON PRINCIPAL OF ... forth the conditions and nature of secret fraternities in high schools. ..."

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