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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A woman who cohabits with an important man.

Usage examples (30)
  • Whether Lalla Rookh, Larry Rourke, the Madonna Irlanda, or Mademoiselle O'Murphy, the Irish odalisque is no paradox or oxymoron.
  • UP Pompeii: UK girl taken - to be turned into an "odalisque"
  • If "odalisque" had been what Ray called an objectionable word, he would have thrown the picture out in the first place.
  • "odalisque", it is not only white girls that are taken, many from India and Sri Lanka are also taken for more
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