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A woman who is involved in a monogamous relationship with a man but is not legally married to him. An old term for a kept woman or girlfriend.

She is usually a willing participant in the relationship and may be of any social status.
Anne Boleyn was just a concubine in the eyes of her opponents and she was slandered as a homewrecker; Katherine of Aragon was Henry VIII's true queen in their eyes.

The harem of the palace did house the Sultan's wives and concubines, but it typically also housed all of the women of the palace, including his mother, sisters, aunts, and cousins.

Queen Catherine de' Medici resented her husband's dalliances with his much older concubine, Diane de Poitiers.

The senator's wife was indignant, barely containing her rage when she confronted her husband about the secret series of concubines that he had.
by Lorelili July 28, 2011
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Taken in the contest of the song Baby's Got Back by Sir-Mix-Alot he is referring to Florence Griffith Joyner a track athlete in the 1988 Olympics who defiantly fits all the other descriptions of what he likes in women mentioned in that song. Not some soda why on earth would you want to keep your women like a soda anyway?
You can have them bimbos,
I'll keep my women like Flo Jo
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Collection of women whose sole purpose is to act as sexual relief from your existing wife or significant other. harem
King George had ten or fifteen concubines to act as cum dumpsters in luau of his fat, big butted, pig faced, wart covered wife he was forced to marry.
by Mike the Dialer King April 19, 2004
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A woman in an ongoing monogamous relationship with a man of her own volition, regardless of economic, social, or marital status.
My concubine is free to make her own choices. She may stay or go at her will.
by dudemanhippie November 09, 2010
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A slave that is paid in having a home, money and whatnot.

A maid/sex toy.
That Chinese girl is a concubine for that white man.
by Joseph June 05, 2004
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