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Wednesday, December 16

Sodality

[soh-DAL-ih-tee]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: French, early 17th century

1.

A confraternity or association, especially a Roman Catholic religious guild or brotherhood.

Examples of Sodality in a sentence

"The sodality ran a toy drive with the local elementary school every December."

"Many of the traditions started by the sodality 200 years ago are still in practice."

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About Sodality

While this word might bring a bubbly beverage to mind, it originates from the French and Latin words "sodalité" and "sodalis," which both mean comrade.

Did you Know?

Belonging to a sodality can impact you socially beyond getting invited to parties. Over 76% of U.S. Congressmen and Senators belong to a fraternity, and Greek Life contributes to a lot of our societal and cultural development.

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