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casbah

noun, cas·bah often capitalized \ˈkaz-ˌbä, ˈkäz-\

Definition of CASBAH

1
:  a North African castle or fortress
2
:  the native section of a North African city

Variants of CASBAH

cas·bah also kas·bah \ˈkaz-ˌbä, ˈkäz-\

Origin of CASBAH

French, from Arabic dialect qaṣba
First Known Use: 1844

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