- in the Near East, an inn; caravansary
- a Turkish palace
Origin of seraiTurkish (modern spelling, spelled saray), palace, inn ; from Persian sar??
- A palace; a seraglio.
- In the East, a place for the accommodation of travellers; a caravansary, or rest house.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Persian Ø³Ø±Ø§ÛŒ (sarÃ¢y)