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Definition of Harem

Harem

  1. The apartments or portion of the house allotted to females in Mohammedan families.
  2. The family of wives and concubines belonging to one man, in Mohammedan countries; a seraglio.

Harem Quotations

The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun's harem - the most oriental thing imaginable.
Malcolm de Chazal

A critic is a eunuch working in a harem. He watches it, but he knows he can't do it. Critics very often are failed writers and, like failed priests, they hate religion.
Howard Fast

At home, a T-shirt and something loose like harem pants would do. If I'm stepping out, a pair of blue jeans and a white tee are just fine.
Genelia D'Souza

Critics are like eunuchs in a harem; they know how it's done, they've seen it done every day, but they're unable to do it themselves.
Brendan Behan

After I convinced them that I was a harmless novelist, I actually got them to give me a tour of the harem - which is usually off limits for tourists.
Dorothy Dunnett
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Harem Translations

harem in Dutch is harem
harem in German is Harem
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