Sister

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Sister (plural Sisters)

  1. Title of respect for an adult female member of a religious or fraternal order.
    At the convent, Sister Grace supervises the kitchen.
  2. Formal title for any female member of a religious or fraternal organization. (Compare Miss.)
    Please welcome Sister Smith as she moves from her former congregation to her new congregation.
  3. An informal title used as part of another moniker:
    Native American leader Chief Seattle urged ecological responsibility, referring to Brother Eagle and Sister Sky in his purported 1854 speech.

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