Definitions: (1) friendly association, especially with people who share one’s interests; (2) a group of people meeting to pursue a shared interest

Synonyms: amity, esprit de corps, companionable, confederation, fraternity

• There is a fellowship more quiet even than solitude, and which, rightly understood, is solitude made perfect. — Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) Scottish poet
• The fellowship of true friends who can hear you out, share your joys, help carry your burdens, and correctly counsel you is priceless. — Ezra Taft Benson (1899–1994) American farmer, government official, & religious leader