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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A large harem; a sultan's palace.

Usage examples (34)
  • The beautiful young woman was abducted from the seraglio.
  • I did not omit this opportunity of learning all that I possibly could of the seraglio, which is so entirely unknown amongst us.
  • The seraglio is a vast inclosure, occupying nearly the entire site of the ancient city of Byzantium, and embracing a circumference of five miles.
  • Indeed, when Ruth waited a moment before spelling "seraglio," Rosa in her haste blurted out the word, and Julia smiled and there was a little rustle of expectancy. for more
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