Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. All the sons and transmuted daughters, considered collectively, of like statistical mid-parents.

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Examples

  • But if they had the chance, Enoch told himself, if they ever got a break, if they only could be told what was out in space, then they'd get a grip upon themselves and they would measure up and then, in the course of time, would be admitted into the great cofraternity of the people of the stars.

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  • There was a common purpose, the forging of a great cofraternity of all intelligences.

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  • As a planet which had not been recognized by the galactic cofraternity, it was off-limit territory.

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  • And all that time the corrosion occasioned by that failure had eaten away at the bonds of the galactic cofraternity.

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  • But that scientist was wrong, for the Thuban race had so developed and there were other liquid worlds which were members of the galactic cofraternity.

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  • To him there was no longer any strangeness in the idea of a galactic cofraternity, of a transportation network that spread among the stars-a sense of wonder at times, but the strangeness had largely worn off.

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  • If Earth fights another war, our people will be barred, if not forever, at least for many centuries, from the cofraternity of space. "

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