Seven Sisters


Seven Sisters

:Astronomy and mythology:
*Pleiades (mythology), seven sisters who are companions of Artemis in Greek mythology
*Pleiades (star cluster), a star cluster named for the mythological characters
*The Hesperides of Greek mythology

Churches:
*The Seven Sisters of American Protestantism, an informal grouping of seven traditional mainline and liberal Protestant denominations: the Episcopal Church, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the American Baptist Churches, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the United Church of Christ, and the United Methodist Church

Colleges:
*Seven Sisters (colleges), a group of American women's colleges

Geographical locations:
*Seven Sisters, Baja California, Mexico, Seven epic point breaks in Baja California, Mexico
*Seven Sisters, British Columbia, a mountain range in British Columbia, Canada
*Seven Sisters, Donegal, a mountain chain in County Donegal, Ireland
*Seven Sister States, a region in northeastern India: Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura
*Seven Sisters, London, an area and road in England with a railway and underground station of that name
**Seven Sisters station, a rail station and underground (tube) station at Tottenham, London
**Seven Sisters Road, a road in North London
*Seven Sisters, Manitoba, a community in Manitoba, Canada
*Seven Sisters, Mars, a group of seven high altitude caves on the planet Mars near Arsia Mons
*Seven Sisters (Massachusetts), a group of ridgeline knobs located in the Holyoke Range of Western Massachusetts
*Seven Sisters (Moscow), a group of seven Stalinist skyscrapers in Moscow, Russia
*Seven Sisters, Norway, a mountain formation in Helgeland, Norway
*Seven Sisters, Queensland, a group of small mountains on the Atherton Tableland in Australia
*Seven Sisters, Sussex, a group of chalk cliffs in England
*Seven Sisters, Neath Port Talbot, a village in South Wales
*Seven Sister States, a region in northeastern India comprising the contiguous states of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura.

Music:
*"Seven Sisters" (Meja), an album by the Swedish composer and singer Meja

Organizations:
*Seven sisters (studios), the seven original major movie studios
*Seven Sisters (oil companies), a group of oil companies
*Seven Sisters (law firms), seven Canadian law firms

Role playing games:
*The Seven Sisters (Forgotten Realms), fictional characters from the Forgotten Realms role-playing game

Sport:
*"The Seven Sisters" in Italian football previously referred to the seven most prominent clubs in Serie A during the 1990s, in the form of; Juventus, AC Milan, Internazionale, SS Lazio, Fiorentina, AC Parma and AS Roma

Waterfalls:
*Seven Sisters Waterfall, Norway, a group of waterfalls in the Geirangerfjord
*Seven Sisters Waterfall, Grenada, a succession of seven waterfalls in Grenada also called St. Margaret Falls

ee also

*Qi Xi, a Chinese holiday, sometimes called "Seventh Sister's Birthday"


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