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haremlik Line breaks: harem|lik
Pronunciation: /həˈriːmlɪk/
/ˈhɛːrəmlɪk/

Definition of haremlik in English:

noun

The separate part of a Muslim household reserved for wives, concubines, and female servants; a harem.
Example sentences
  • In a humble home with two rooms, the rear room is the haremlik.
  • Even policemen or other officials may not enter the haremlik.
  • If the haremlik's windows faced the street, they were barred thickly with wooden bars.

Origin

Turkish, from harem + -lik 'place'.

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