Definition of seraglio
1 : harem 1a
2 : a palace of a sultan
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The side show included a bearded lady, a cannibal queen, a geek, and a sheik and his seraglio — and the Hilton twins, who were joined at the upper thigh.
Nancy and Amy have flowing tie-dyed seraglio robes with veils and canteens.
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Origin and Etymology of seraglio
Italian serraglio, modification of Turkish saray palace
First Known Use: 1581See Words from the same year
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