seraglio

|sɛˈrɑːlɪəʊ|

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Слово Дня - seraglio -

Description

The women’s apartments (harem) in an Ottoman palace.

Examples

  • The walls of the Alexandria seraglio apparently carry large portraits of himself to the total of his ladies.
  • What Natasha means, is that she has met some self confident women who don’t conform to her own racist stereotypes of Muslim women, huddled away in some oriental seraglio.
  • The room, a moody cross between an opium den and a Byzantine seraglio, was upholstered at every turn in deep-red plush; there were acres of the stuff in the cushy front lounge.

Translation

  • сераль, гарем
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