Definitions for "Seven Sisters"
Seven Sisters: a name given to the seven stars in the Pleiades constellation that are visible to the naked eye.
diffuse nebula; M 45, Pleiades, Subaru, Seven Sisters
The Seven Sisters were the leading women's colleges of the late nineteenth century. They were Vassar, Wellesley, Smith, Mount Holyoke, Bryn Mawr, Barnard, and Radcliffe. Prevailing attitudes about women's role in society limited their graduates to careers in nursing, teaching, and social work.
A term to describe the seven well-established, mass-market women's service magazines, one of which, McCall's, is now defunct. The others are Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home Journal, Redbook, and Woman's Day.