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ca·si·no

 (kə-sē′nō)
n. pl. ca·si·nos
1. A public room or building for gambling and other entertainment.
2. also cas·si·no A card game for two to four players in which cards on the table are matched by cards in the hand.
3. A summer or country house in Italy.

[Italian country club, hunting lodge, casino, from diminutive of casa, house, from Latin, cottage, hut, humble dwelling.]

casino

(kəˈsiːnəʊ)
n, pl -nos
1. (Gambling, except Cards) a public building or room in which gaming takes place, esp roulette and card games such as baccarat and chemin de fer
2. (Card Games) a variant spelling of cassino
[C18: from Italian, diminutive of casa house, from Latin]

ca•si•no

(kəˈsi noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
1. a building or large room used for meetings, dancing, or esp. for professional gambling.
2. (in Italy) a small country house or lodge.
3. Also, cassino. a card game in which cards that are face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand.
[1780–90; < Italian, =cas(a) house (< Latin) + -ino -ine3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.casino - a public building for gambling and entertainmentcasino - a public building for gambling and entertainment
gambling den, gambling hell, gambling house, gaming house - a public building in which a variety of games of chance can be played (operated as a business)
2.casino - a card game in which cards face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand
card game, cards - a game played with playing cards
royal casino - a form of casino in which face cards have extra point values
spade casino - a form of casino in which spades have the value of one point
Translations
كَازِينُوكازينو: مَلْهى، نادٍ للقِمار
kasino
kasino
kasino
kockarnica
kaszinójátékkaszinó
spilavíti
カジノ
카지노
kazinološimo namai
kazino
kasíno
kasino
บ่อนการพนัน
kumarhanekasino
sòng bạc

casino

[kəˈsiːnəʊ] Ncasino m

casino

[kəˈsiːnəʊ kəˈsiːnəʊ] ncasino m

casino

n(Spiel)kasino nt, → Spielbank f

casino

[kəˈsiːnəʊ] ncasinò m inv

casino

(kəˈsiːnəu) plural caˈsinos noun
a building with gambling tables etc.

casino

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References in classic literature ?
As they approached the casino restlessness crept into Mr Warden's manner.
They left Mr Warden, who shot in at the casino door like a homing rabbit, and walked on in silence, which lasted till Ruth, suddenly becoming aware that her companion's eyes were fixed on her face, turned her head, to meet a gaze of complete, not to say loving, admiration.
They reined up with a plunge at the Casino entrance.
His fare came forth with the Casino dreamy smile still on her plain face.
In pompous language, however, which jumbled one sentence into another, and at length grew disconnected, he gave me to understand that I was to lead the children altogether away from the Casino, and out into the park.
We can give 'em cards and spades an' little casino an' win out on big casino and the aces.
The Golden Fortune, therefore, backed by towering woodlands, looked out to sea at one side, across to the breakwater headland on another, and on its land side commanded a complete view of the gay little haven, with its white houses built terrace on terrace upon its wooded slopes, connected by flights of zigzag steps, by which the apparently inaccessible shelves and platforms circulated their gay life down to the gay heart of the place,--the circular boulevard, exquisitely leafy and cool, where one found the great casino and the open-air theatre, the exquisite orchestra, into which only the mellowest brass and the subtlest strings were admitted, and the Cafe du Ciel, charmingly situated among the trees, where the boulevard became a bridge, for a moment, at the mouth of the river Sly.
So Louis and I rendezvoused in a livery stable, and with coats buttoned and chattering teeth played euchre and casino until the time of our exile was over.
Lady Middleton proposed a rubber of Casino to the others.
The east had its own charm or fine deep blue, and its own modest gem, a casino and solitary star: soon it would boast the moon; but she was yet beneath the horizon.
They came to the shore of an inlet which is still called Trestraou, but which now, I believe, harbors a casino or something of the sort.
The times are such that one scarcely dares to allude to that kind of company which thousands of our young men in Vanity Fair are frequenting every day, which nightly fills casinos and dancing-rooms, which is known to exist as well as the Ring in Hyde Park or the Congregation at St.