Happily, all the women in India are not secluded in zenanas.
The Indian lady missionaries and doctors, who worked in the zenanas, were affiliated to it.
The women's apartments do not greatly differ from the zenanas of India.
They were supplied with mules and ponies, and were destined for the zenanas of such court favorites as might take a fancy to them.
The women of the high caste, however, are shut up in the zenanas, and so know little of the outside world.
There is not much gayety about the zenanas, though sometimes there may be music, dancing, and mirth.
He had appealed to Englishwomen to bring the gifts of healing to suffering and secluded inmates of zenanas.
It was formerly the custom with many of the native princes to maintain female warriors to guard their zenanas.
Let the eyes of the world, long eager to behold thee, fulfil their true function; for all the zenanas are yearning for thy sight.
A thousand fierce youths, ready for anything, death or loot or the beauties of the zenanas.