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Definition of "harem" []

  • A house or a section of a house reserved for women members of a Muslim household. (noun)
  • The wives, concubines, female relatives, and servants occupying such a place. (noun)
  • A group of women sexual partners for one man. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "harem" in a sentence
  • "Cleopatra _Cleopatra_ compatriot _compatriot_ gratis _gratis_ or _grahtis_ harem _harem_ or _hahrem_ heinous _hanous_ hiatus _hiatus_ implacable _implakable_ nape _nap_ née _na_ négligé _naglezha'_ patron _patron_ protégé _protazha'_ résumé _razuma'_ tenacious _tenashus_ tomato _tomato_ or _tomahto_ valet _va'la_ or _val'et_ vase _vas, vahz_, or _vaz_ veracious _verashus_ vivacious _vivashus_"
  • "The Turkish harem comes from the Arabic word Ḥarām, meaning"
  • "The most obvious yet often unasked question - why the term harem to qualify this pant?"