Eastern Star, organization associated with the men's fraternal society of the Masons. With 3 million members (chiefly women) throughout the world, Eastern Star supports charitable projects and sponsors social activities. There are several groups of Eastern Star, among which the General Grand Chapter is the largest, comprising 56 grand chapters in the United States. The title of the woman who is the executive officer of the General Grand Chapter is Most Worthy Grand Matron.
See also: Masonry.