dictionary.com fraternity A body of

dictionary.com fraternity

  1. A body of people associated for a common purpose or interest, such as a guild.
  2. A group of people joined by similar backgrounds, occupations, interests, or tastes: the fraternity of bird watchers.
  3. A chiefly social organization of men students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters.
  4. The quality or condition of being brothers; brotherliness.