casbah

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noun cas·bah \ˈkaz-ˌbä, ˈkäz-\
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Casbah

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kasbah

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Kasbah

Definition of casbah

  1. 1 :  a North African castle or fortress

  2. 2 :  the native section of a North African city

Origin and Etymology of casbah

French, from Arabic dialect qaṣba


First Known Use: 1844


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