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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Female homosexuality.

Usage examples (9)
  • Lesbianism is also called sapphism or female homosexuality.
  • A febrile little tale of student-teacher sapphism at a posh French boarding school in the 1880s.
  • Viewers responded with fast and unrelenting obsession, as videos of Hayden's superheroic dip into sapphism quickly flooded the Internet.
  • Elfenbein's study explores the association of sapphism with genius in Anne Damer's life, in Anne Bannerman's poetry, and in Coleridge's self-fashioning through for more
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