What is sister?

  • (noun): A female person who is a fellow member of a sorority or labor union or other group.
    Example: "None of her sisters would betray her"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sister:

Hirado, Nagasaki - Sister City Relations
... Hirado has one sister city in Japan and two friendships outside Japan ... Zentsūji, Kagawa (Sister city) Nan'an, Fujian, China (Friendship city) Noordwijkerhout, Zuid-Holland (Friendship city) ...
Nately's Whore - The Kid Sister
... Nately's Whore's Kid Sister is another character in Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22 ... and Heller only refers to her in terms of her relationship with her sister, even though she is specifically mentioned more than once ... sex as the little girl wants to become a prostitute like her sister ...
The Singing Nun
... as The Singing Nun, was a Belgian Religious Sister, a member (as Sister Luc Gabriel) of the Dominican Order in Belgium ... She became internationally famous in 1963 as Sœur Sourire (Sister Smile) when she scored a hit with the French-language song "Dominique" ...
Himeji, Hyōgo - International Relations
... Himeji has sister city relationships with six international sister cities and two Japanese cities, as well as a sister castle located in France ...
Wellington City - Sister-city Relationships
... Sister cities Beijing, People's Republic of China Xiamen, Fujian, People's Republic of China Sakai, Osaka, Japan Montevideo, Uruguay Historical sister cities ...

More definitions of "sister":

  • (noun): A female person who has the same parents as another person.
    Example: "My sister married a musician"
    Synonyms: sis
  • (noun): (Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a nun (and used as a form of address).
    Example: "The Sisters taught her to love God"
  • (noun): Sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.
    Synonyms: baby

Famous quotes containing the word sister:

    Sister Bernice: I have looked everywhere. In all of the usual places.
    Mother Abbess: Sister Bernice, considering that it’s Maria, I would suggest you look in some place unusual.
    Ernest Lehman (b. 1920)

    of the satanic thistle that raises its horned symmetry
    flowering above sister grass-daisies’ pink tiny
    bloomlets angelic as lightbulbs—
    Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926)

    Evelyn Mulwray: She’s my daughter.
    J.J. Gittes: I said I want the truth!
    Evelyn Mulwray: She’s my sister. She’s my daughter. My sister, my daughter.
    J.J. Gittes: I said I want the truth!
    Evelyn Mulwray: She’s my sister and my daughter!
    Robert Towne (b. 1936)