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se·ragl·io / səˈrälyō/ • n. (pl. -ios) 1. the women's apartments (harem) in a Muslim palace. ∎ another term for harem (sense 2). 2. (the Seraglio) hist. a Turkish palace, esp. the Sultan's court and government offices at Constantinople.

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seraglio

seraglio the women's apartments (harem) in a Muslim palace. The Seraglio was also formerly the term for a Turkish palace, especially the Sultan's court and government offices at Constantinople. The word comes (in the late 16th century) via Italian and Turkish from Persian sarāy ‘palace’.

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Seraglio

the inmates of a harem, 1634; a house of women kept for debaucheryJohnson, 1755.

Examples : seraglio of the godly (i.e., a nunnery), 1672; of flattering lusts, 1711; of maids of honour, 1860; a cock and a seraglio of seven hens, 1773.

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seraglio harem; Turkish palace. XVI. — It. serraglio — Turk. — Pers. sarāi palace.

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Seraglio

Seraglio: see İstanbul, Turkey.

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