Some articles on sister:
... Sister cities Beijing, People's Republic of China Xiamen, Fujian, People's Republic of China Sakai, Osaka, Japan Montevideo, Uruguay Historical sister cities Harrogate, England, United Kingdom Hania, Crete, Greece ...
... 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's Kid Sister is another character in Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22 ... to her in terms of her relationship with her sister, even though she is specifically mentioned more than once ... girl wants to become a prostitute like her sister ...
... Himeji has sister city relationships with six international sister cities and two Japanese cities, as well as a sister castle located in France ...
... October 1933 – 29 March 1985), known in English 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" ...
More definitions of "sister":
- (noun): Sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women.
- (noun): A female person who has the same parents as another person.
Example: "My sister married a musician"
- (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"
Famous quotes containing the word sister:
“I said in my novel that the clergyman is a kind of human Sunday. Jones and I settled that my sister May was a kind of human Good Friday and Mrs. Bovill an Easter Monday or some other Bank Holiday.”
—Samuel Butler (18351902)
“Before any woman is a wife, a sister or a mother she is a human being. We ask nothing as women but everything as human beings.”
—Ida C. Hultin, U.S. minister and suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 17, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)
“Sisters define their rivalry in terms of competition for the gold cup of parental love. It is never perceived as a cup which runneth over, rather a finite vessel from which the more one sister drinks, the less is left for the others.”
—Elizabeth Fishel (20th century)