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  • n. A Middle Eastern style steam bath followed by a dip in cool water and massage.
  • n. An establishment where these facilities are available.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of bath in which a profuse perspiration is produced by hot air, after which the body is washed and shampooed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. you sweat in a steam room before getting a rubdown and cold shower
  • n. a steam room where facilities are available for a bath followed by a shower and massage


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  • The Ben Ali family expanded when the Tunisian president, who had divorced from his first wife, in 1992 married his long-time mistress Leila Trabelsi, the daughter of a shopkeeper and an employee of a Turkish bath in Tunis's medina.

    How 'The Family' Controlled Tunisia

  • 322 In past days before Egypt was “frankified” many overlanders used to wash away the traces of travel by a Turkish bath which mostly ended in the appearance of a rump wriggling little lad who offered to shampoo them.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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