noun (in India)
Origin of zenana
Examples from the Web for zenana
There seemed no hope, and they said, some day, I should be sent to the nabob's zenana--wretches!
I know the way into the zenana by the broken wall,' he said, 'and I will go and stab the Nawab in his sleep; who will know of it?A Noble Queen (Volume I of 3)|Philip Meadows Taylor
Well may every friend of India pray earnestly that Zenana Missions may be crowned with success.Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877|James Kennedy
They waited patiently, until they saw the lights in the zenana windows extinguished.
Of course the word at once recalls the harem, the zenana, but nothing of that kind would do.Modern marriage and how to bear it|Maud Churton Braby