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brotherhood




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brotherhood
     1. n. The state of being brothers or a brother.
     2. n. An association for any purpose, such as a society of monks; a fraternity.
     3. n. The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, especially those of the same profession
           the legal brotherhood
           the medical brotherhood
     4. n. Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.
           A brotherhood of venerable trees. - William Wordsworth.

Example Sentences

For a while I was concerned that our brotherhood might be in danger. 
I read all about the eight men, and I find their anarchist beliefs and visions about brotherhood and justice and peace very beautiful. 

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