(redirected from Qasbah)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.


 (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
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Earlier on Saturday, two blasts hit election office of Muttahida Quami Movement in Qasbah Colony of Orangi Town.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi and Al Qasbah in Sharjah are also expected to be some of the landmarks participating this year.
Direction la Qasbah tout juste apres, oE un spectacle a ete offert aux festivaliers.
World-renowned buildings such as the Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi and Al Qasbah in Sharjah will be added to a long list of prestigious landmarks that will go dark as a symbolic gesture to remind people of the importance of conserving our natural resources, such as energy.
Last year the event was celebrated in Al Qasbah in Sharjah.