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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sis·ter·hood /-ˌhʊd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sis·ter·hood n.
 1. The state or relation of being a sister; the office or duty of a sister.
 She . . . abhorr'd
 Her proper blood, and left to do the part
 Of sisterhood, to do that of a wife.   --Daniel.
 2. A society of sisters; a society of women united in one faith or order; sisters, collectively. “A sisterhood of holy nuns.”
    The fair young flowers . . . a beauteous sisterhood.   --Bryant.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the kinship relation between a female offspring and the
           siblings [syn: sistership]
      2: a religious society of sisters (especially an order of nuns)