from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See caravansary.
- n. See seraglio.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A palace; a seraglio.
- n. In the East, a place for the accommodation of travellers; a caravansary, or rest house.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A palace; a seraglio; also, in the East, a place for the accommodation of travelers; a caravansary, or rest house.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Eastern countries, an inclosed place for the accommodation of travelers; a caravansary; a khan; a choltry.
- n. A seraglio, or place of seclusion for women.
This cotton warehouse or urban serai is located there.
In front was an old serai which was held in force with four guns, and on either side and in rear of the serai was a village equally strongly held; while running round the enemy's right and rear was a huge drainage cut, swollen by the heavy rain.
Pg. 141, "tavellers '" changed to "travellers '". (the travellers '' serai 'or inn)
In one way and another he got along very well until a hot evening when he came to a certain city where he entered the travellers '' serai 'or inn to pass the night.
Mais je ne serai pas là pour voir si c'est un garçon ou une fille.
Je serai tres joyeux si les gens corrige mes erreurs dans ce message!
Je ne serai pas obligée d'avoir l'air déguisée en Inuit pour aller bosser ou pour aller chercher mon fils à l'école!
Maintenant je pars, dans le Maine, mais je serai de retour (et avec plus de fidelité!) après la rentrée.
As with all the institutions comprising the markets and market networks addressed in this work, the serai Lahori functioned as a commercial site engaged by South Asian traders including Sikhs, Hindus, and Indian Muslims (addressed under the rubric of Hindki in the text), as well as commercially active representatives of local Afghan communities including Pashtuns, Qizilbash,
We had passed the night in Samarkand, in the little serai near the market, under the huge turquoise walls of the biggest mosque in the world, and in the morning they rode out with me and my new escort a little way on the southern road.