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hareem

[hah-reem] /hɑˈrim/
noun
1.
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harem

/ˈhɛərəm; hɑːˈriːm/
noun
1.
the part of an Oriental house reserved strictly for wives, concubines, etc
2.
a Muslim's wives and concubines collectively
3.
a group of female animals of the same species that are the mates of a single male
Word Origin
C17: from Arabic harīm forbidden (place)
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