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Greek-letter society: see fraternityfraternity and sorority,
in American colleges, a student society formed for social purposes, into which members are initiated by invitation and occasionally by a period of trial known as hazing.
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It was not until 1948 when the first multicultural Greek-letter society
, Beta Tau Sigma, emerged on the campus of the University of Toledo, Ohio (Hunter and Hughey 2013).
'The oldest existing Greek-letter society
in Asia, the fraternity enters its centennial having contributed to nation-building with a generous share of leaders in government, the sciences and the arts,' it said.