Seven Sisters


Seven Sisters
По аналогии с высшими учебными заведениями, куда принимаются только лица мужского пола, выделяются наиболее престижные женские колледжи, получившие название «Семи сестер» ("Seven Sisters"), куда входят: Bernard College, Bryn Mawr College, Mount Holyoke College, Radcliffe College, Smith College, Vassar College, Wellesley College

Америка через американизмы. — М.: «Высшая школа». . 1982.

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