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zenana

Line breaks: ze¦nana
Pronunciation: /zɪˈnɑːnə
 
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Definition of zenana in English:

noun

(In India and Iran) the part of a house for the seclusion of women.
Example sentences
  • All mosques have zenanas or areas of worship for women on the upper storey with a separate entrance on the side.

Origin

from Persian and Urdu zanānah, from zan 'woman'.

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