noun, plural se·ragl·ios.
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Origin of seraglio
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Example sentences from the Web for seraglio
When he was old he established a seraglio of fifteen-year-old girls, the most beautiful that could be bought or kidnapped.
A threat that savored more of the seraglio than of the throne!
Young virgins in cloisters are not so fresh: the beauties of the seraglio are less animated: the houris of paradise less engaging.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
Her vitality and substantial figure should appeal to him more vividly than would one of the doll-like beauties of your seraglio.'The Devil in Iron|Robert E. Howard
"A woman who combines an encyclopaedia and a seraglio is very dangerous," replied the mocking spirit.Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac