Definition of Girls' Brigade in English:

Girls' Brigade

(also Girls Brigade)

noun

  • Any of various organizations of girls or women, formed for the purpose of mutual support, spiritual instruction, or service to the community; (now chiefly) specifically a Christian organization of this type, first established in Dublin, Ireland in 1893.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Manitoba Free Press. From the genitive plural of girl + brigade, after Boys' Brigade.

Pronunciation

Girls' Brigade

/ˈɡəːlz brɪˌɡeɪd/