Turkish Baths

Buildings in which bathers pass through a succession of steam rooms of increasing temperature followed by spaces for rubdowns and massages. For Islamic public baths, use "hammams.".

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3219
Names
Turkish baths
Turkish bath
baths, Turkish
Turkse baden Dutch
Turks bad Dutch
baños turcos Spanish
baño turco Spanish

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Buildings in which bathers pass through a succession of steam rooms of increasing temperature followed by spaces for rubdowns and massages. For Islamic public baths, use "hammams."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007371. The J. Paul Getty Trust.