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The word sisters is the plural of sister. Sisters, or The Sisters, may also refer to: Sister may refer to: a female sibling a member of a sorority a female member of a religious institution or congregation, often referred to as a nun in common language a female member of a mutual organisation such as a trade union one of a pair or larger group of...


Places

  • The Sisters (Chatham Islands) or Rangitatahi, several islets located around 11 km north of Cape Pattison, Chatham Island, being part of the Chatham Islands, about 800 km to the east of Christchurch, New Zealand
  • The Sisters, several islands being part of the Maatsuyker Islands off the southern coast of Tasmania, Australia
  • Sisters, Oregon, a town located in Deschutes County in the American state of Oregon

The Chatham Islands from space. ... The Maatsuyker Islands is a group of islands lying south of the southern coast of Tasmania. ... Sisters is a city located in Deschutes County, Oregon. ...

The Arts

Music
  • The Sisters of Mercy, a pop group whose name is often abbreviated to "the Sisters"
  • "Sisters (song)", a 1954 song by Irving Berlin, sung by Rosemary Clooney and her sister Betty in the film White Christmas
Film and television
  • The Sisters (1938 film) a 1938 film with Errol Flynn
  • Sisters (film), a 1973 film by Brian de Palma
  • The Sisters (play)
    • The Sisters (2005 film) a film based on the play
  • Sisters (2001 film), a 2001 film by Sergei Bodrov Jr.
  • Sisters (television series), a television drama that aired on NBC from 1991 to 1996
Literature

The Sisters of Mercy are a band that emerged out of the British post punk scene in 1980-1981. ... Sisters is a popular song. ... Sisters is a 1973 film directed by Brian de Palma. ... Sisters was a television drama which aired on NBC from 1991 to 1996. ... The Sisters is a short story by James Joyce, the first of a series of short stories called Dubliners. ... Dubliners audio book cover Dubliners is a collection of short stories by James Joyce, published in 1914. ... Cover of sister novel Sisters is a 1981 novel by Lynne Cheney published only in a Signet Canadian paperback edition. ...

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