[hair-uh m, har-, ha-reem] /ˈhɛər əm, ˈhær-, hæˈrim/
[hair-uh m, har-] /ˈhɛər əm, ˈhær-/
the part of a Muslim palace or house reserved for the residence of women.
the women in a Muslim household, including the mother, sisters, wives, concubines, daughters, entertainers, and servants.
Animal Behavior. a social group of females, as elephant seals, accompanied or followed by one fertile male who denies other males access to the group.
Facetious: Sometimes Offensive. a group of women associated in any way with one man or household:
I really resent it when our boss refers to us as his harem, though he’s trying to be funny.
the part of an Oriental house reserved strictly for wives, concubines, etc
a Muslim’s wives and concubines collectively
a group of female animals of the same species that are the mates of a single male
1630s, from Turkish harem, from Arabic haram “wives and concubines,” originally “women’s quarters,” literally “something forbidden or kept safe,” from root of harama “he guarded, forbade.”
flat-nosed. (1.) The head of the second course of priests (1 Chr. 24:8). (2.) Ezra 2:32, 39; Neh. 7:35, 42. (3.) Neh. 3:11. (4.) 12:3. (5.) 10:5
[hair] /hɛər/ noun, plural hares (especially collectively) hare. 1. any rodentlike mammal of the genus Lepus, of the family Leporidae, having long ears, a divided upper lip, and long hind limbs adapted for leaping. 2. any of the larger species of this genus, as distinguished from certain of the smaller ones known as rabbits. 3. […]
[har-ing-gey] /ˈhær ɪŋˌgeɪ/ noun 1. a borough of Greater London, England. /ˈhærɪŋˌɡeɪ/ noun 1. a borough of N Greater London. Pop: 224 700 (2003 est). Area: 30 sq km (12 sq miles)
autumnal rain. (1.) Neh. 7:24. (2.) 10:19.
/həˈrɪərə/ noun 1. a Moroccan soup made from a variety of vegetables with lentils, chickpeas, and coriander