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Variant of Casbah.
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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]
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or Cas•bah(ˈkæz bɑ, ˈkɑz-)
the older, native Arab quarter of a North African city, esp. Algiers.
[< Arabic qaṣabah citadel]
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|Noun||1.||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"
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kasbah[ˈkæzbɑː] N → casba(h) f
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kasbah[ˈkæzbɑː] n → casba
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