From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
A fraternity (Latin frater : "brother") is a brotherhood, although the term sometimes connotes a distinct or formal organization and sometimes a secret society. A fraternity (or fraternal organization) is an organized society of men associated together in an environment of companionship and brotherhood dedicated to the intellectual, physical, moral, religious, and/or social development of its members.
- Fraternity (disambiguation)
- Friendly society
- List of general fraternities
- List of hazing deaths in the United States