Antedating of "Sorority"

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Feb 3 15:02:14 UTC 2013

sorority (OED, 2., 1900)

1891 _Chicago Daily Tribune_ 21 Feb. 2 (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)  The first one of these pleasant parties was given last evening by the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority and was attended by about 100 members and guests.

Fred Shapiro

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