In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(association of women)asociación de mujeres feminine
- Religious brotherhoods and sisterhoods play an important role in organizing these ceremonies and festivals.
- The strongest developments regarding deaconess sisterhoods among Baptists in America occurred among the German Baptists.
- Although women could not be priests or bishops, convents and sisterhoods provided professional opportunities to women in a society where few respectable professional outlets existed.
- The girl then responded to the bishop's queries about Pusey and his dealings with the sisterhood.
- They based the ridiculous behaviour around the same conniving behaviour performed in the sisterhood of all elementary school girls.
- He thanked Sellon for her presence in the Diocese of Exeter and the notable achievements of the sisterhood among the poor, especially the orphan girls.
- In a world of brotherhoods and sisterhoods there was always the existence of secret societies.
- We can no longer assume that social groups - classes, races, nations, sisterhoods, will be homogeneous and consensual: we look instead for evidence of power, resistance, coercion and consent.
- Over the years, as educational opportunities became more common for women, Newcomb came to mean not so much educational access but a sisterhood and support group within the larger educational structure.
- The power of religious belief and commitment that motivated women to enter a sisterhood and engage in social activism is often downplayed in historians' accounts.
3(sisterly relationship)feminine solidaridad
- I can't know what it's like to be a woman, or even how exactly to be a dad to girls, but I know something of sisters, and even perhaps of sisterhood, if I may be so bold.
- Anyone who has a sister, as I do, understands the mental, emotional and spiritual complexities that biological sisterhood imparts.
- There is no sisterhood among sisters here, only envy fuelled by despair.
- It is a celebration of motherhood, sisterhood and womanhood.
- In 1991, Juliet made Blood Sisters, a film essay which explored the mythologies of sisterhood.
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