Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In Eastern countries, an inclosed place for the accommodation of travelers; a caravansary; a khan; a choltry.
  • noun A seraglio, or place of seclusion for women.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A palace; a seraglio; also, in the East, a place for the accommodation of travelers; a caravansary, or rest house.

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  • noun A palace; a seraglio.
  • noun In the East, a place for the accommodation of travellers; a caravansary, or rest house.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Turkish saray, palace; see seraglio.]

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Persian

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