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sisterhood:

see monasticismmonasticism
, form of religious life, usually conducted in a community under a common rule. Monastic life is bound by ascetical practices expressed typically in the vows of celibacy, poverty, and obedience, called the evangelical counsels.
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sisterhood

a religious body or society of sisters, esp a community, order, or congregation of nuns
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And isn't it in the founding laws of the sisterhood that women should support each other?
Sisterhood of the Spectrum: An Asperger Chick's Guide to Life comes from an Aspie author who creates an inspirational guide for teen girls with Asperger syndrome that can also be used by parents of such teens, and uses her own experiences to cover everything needed in a way Aspie teens can relate to.
Serjak said that the day after the premiere of "The Sisterhood," the number of inquiries about becoming a sister on the Sisters of Mercy website jumped from the regular one a day to about six or seven.
The Sisterhood of Travelling Pants has enthralled its watchers by its heartwarming story revolving around the strong bond of friendship between four teenage girls named Lena Kaligaris (Alexis Bledel), Tibby Rollins (Amber Tamblyn), Bridget Vreeland (Blake Lively) and Carmen Lowell (America Ferrara).
Women on the Verge is the leading website to establish and promote the bond of sisterhood among all of its members.
Trust of this order formed strong bonds, and with this came sisterhood.
Novin termed the Tabriz-Gaza sisterhood declaration as a move to strengthen the relations between the two cities, and said, "The sisterhood of the two cities was approved by Tabriz Islamic City Council after last year's savage attacks by the Zionist regime on the Gaza Strip and the grounds for the sisterhood of Tabriz as the first capital city of the Shiite world and the Gaza city as a symbol of resistance and sacrifice came on our agenda when Gazans where experiencing the second Israeli war in 2012.
After burial the family will return to the Sisterhood Room at Temple Emanuel for memorial observance through Monday evening.
April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine Sisterhood, a vibrant digital community promoting wine conversations and engaging consumers in the enjoyment of wines through social networking on a variety of web-based and mobile platforms, announces the launch of a new on-line store at shop.
She also launched a charity fundraising group of 70 girls called The Sisterhood in 2006 through which she met the now British royal.
th] The Sisterhood are auctioning their original Dragon Boat via eBay to raise money for charity.
ISTANBUL, Oct 22, 2010 (TUR) -- Turkey's Bursa province and Hessen state of Germany signed a sisterhood protocol.