noun, plural he·tai·rai [hi-tahyuh tahy-rahy] /hɪˈtaɪətaɪ raɪ/.
Examples from the Web for hetairai
Historical Examples of hetairai
Very different from the social position of chaste women was that of the hetairai.
For the hetairai did not shun the light of day, and were not restrained by the law.
The most renowned of the Hetairai was Aspasia, the mistress of Pericles.The Trial of Jesus from a Lawyer's Standpoint, Vol. II (of II)
Walter M. Chandler
They are the hetairai of the old Greeks—and sometimes they are all that that name implies.An Artist's Letters From Japan
John La Farge
He avoided the shops, the baths, the Agora, the houses of Hetairai.A Problem in Greek Ethics
John Addington Symonds