secret society(redirected from Campus based secret societies)
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An organization, such as a lodge, that requires its members to conceal certain activities, such as its rites of initiation, from outsiders.
a society or organization that conceals its rites, activities, etc, from those who are not members
an organization, as a fraternal society, whose members share secret rites and promise to assist each other.
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|Noun||1.||secret society - a society that conceals its activities from nonmembers|
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"