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 (kăz′bä′, käz′-)
Variant of Casbah.


(ˈkæzbɑː) or


n (sometimes capital)
1. (Architecture) the citadel of any of various North African cities
2. the quarter in which a kasbah is located. Compare medina
[from Arabic qaṣba citadel]


or Cas•bah

(ˈkæz bɑ, ˈkɑz-)

the older, native Arab quarter of a North African city, esp. Algiers.
[< Arabic qaṣabah citadel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kasbah - an older or native quarter of many cities in northern Africa; the quarter in which the citadel is located
quarter - a district of a city having some distinguishing character; "the Latin Quarter"


[ˈkæzbɑː] Ncasba(h) f


[ˈkæzbɑː] ncasba
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