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  • n. Alternative form of gynæceum.

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Examples

  • Chiengmai; but it was curious, even amusing, to observe the serene contempt with which the "interlopers" were received by the rival incumbents of the royal gynecium, -- especially the Laotian women, who are of a finer type and much handsomer than their Siamese sisters.

    The English Governess at the Siamese Court Being Recollections of Six Years in the Royal Palace at Bangkok

  • Villemot, the stage manager, who was of poor appearance but intelligent, said: "I will take you into the gynecium."

    The Memoirs of Victor Hugo

  • For some time I heard nothing more of the Princess of Chiengmai; but it was curious, even amusing, to observe the serene contempt with which the “interlopers” were received by the rival incumbents of the royal gynecium, ” especially the Laotian women, who are of a finer type and much handsomer than their Siamese sisters.

    The English Governess at the Siamese Court

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