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 (kə-sē′nō, käs-)
A town of central Italy in the Apennines northwest of Naples. In World War II the town and nearby Benedictine monastery of Monte Cassino were reduced to rubble during fierce German-Allied fighting (February-May 1944).


Variant of casino..


(kəˈsiːnəʊ) or


(Card Games) a card game for two to four players in which players pair cards from their hands with others exposed on the table


(Italian kasˈsiːno)
(Placename) a town in central Italy, in Latium at the foot of Monte Cassino: an ancient Volscian (and later Roman) town and citadel. Pop: 32 762 (2001). Latin name: Casinum


(kəˈsi noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.


(kəˈsi noʊ)

a town in SE Latium, in central Italy, NNW of Naples. 26,300.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cassino - 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
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After some time spent in saying little or doing less, Lady Middleton sat down to Cassino, and as Marianne was not in spirits for moving about, she and Elinor luckily succeeding to chairs, placed themselves at no great distance from the table.
Collins sat down to quadrille; and as Miss de Bourgh chose to play at cassino, the two girls had the honour of assisting Mrs.
Each map contains highly detailed environments featuring elements such as Italian houses, Mediterranean trees and the Monte Cassino Monastery.
Price includes: return flights from Cardiff to Naples, return airport to hotel transfers, three nights' dinner, bed and continental breakfast, accommodation at the four-star Grand Hotel Moon Valley, Vico Equense, visits to Pompeii, Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Mount Vesuvius and Monte Cassino, four nights' dinner, bed and continental breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Montecarlo, Chianciano Terme, visits to Rome, Florence, Assisi and Orvieto.
Four bronze figures on top of a block of polished granite represent a specific branch of the Polish armed forces: a pilot from Squadron 303 that fought in the Battle of Britain, a seaman from the Polish navy, a soldier who took part in the Battle of Monte Cassino in Italy and a woman resistance fighter from the Warsaw Rising.
Colour Sgt Craig Robson, 17, and Cpl Danielle Lowery, 18, both based at Northumbria ACF, Newcastle, were awarded the award for their contribution to the Cassino Band.
The 6ft brown bear carried ammunition at the Battle of Monte Cassino in Italy the following year.
In September, they were moved on to Salerno in southern Italy, pushing back the enemy, capturing airfields, and fighting in the rubble of the monastery on Monte Cassino where the Germans were making a last stand.
He also provided air support for allied land attacks at Monte Cassino and Anzio, before being posted to North Africa where he flew meteorological flights in support of land troops.
Designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro and built at Fiat's Cassino factory, the name recalls the successful medium-large saloon the Italian giant had on sale between 1985 and 1994.
Cassino detachment, which forms the Northumbria ACF Band, is based at Kingston Park, while County HQ is at Cramlington and the Cadet Training Centre is at Otterburn.
Monte Cassino by Matthew Parker (Headline, pounds 20)