Synonyms for harem

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And we couldn't do the thing, unfortunately, as it deals with the harem.

According to his lights, he's right not to allow any interference with his harem from Europeans.

And to interfere with the inmate of a harem is just about impossible.

They gave him his harem and salary, and locked him up in a palace.

Ambition: Just one more wife and an end to those quarrels in the harem.

The first-seen group of a bull and his harem were moving faster, now.

Or is it that this is a free-love town or a harem spot, or just a military post?

In Morocco I abducted the most beautiful damsel of the Bey from his harem.

That is impossible in this case, unless you can get into the harem as a doctor.

Selim will probably remain in the harem all the time I am there.

WORD ORIGIN

1630s, from Turkish harem, from Arabic haram "wives and concubines," originally "women's quarters," literally "something forbidden or kept safe," from root of harama "he guarded, forbade."

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