group that meets socially; select circle
I miss the old coterie of artists and intellectuals that we used to spend so much time with when we were at university.
sounds like KOTHARI (in hindi it means an enclosed room) -- where people with common purposes meet. When Michael Jackson Died, TIMES NOW flashed a news: COTORIE KILLED MJ; i.e. A small group of close people presurrizes MJ to perform against his wish and thus killed him