casino

noun ca·si·no \ kə-ˈsē-(ˌ)nō \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of casino

plural casinos
1 : a building or room used for social amusements; specifically : one used for gambling
2 or less commonly cassino : a card game in which cards are won by matching or combining cards in a hand with those exposed on the table
3 : summerhouse 2

Examples of casino in a Sentence

  1. on summer evenings dance bands would perform in the seaside casino

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Origin and Etymology of casino

Italian, from casa house, from Latin, cottage

casino Synonyms

Synonyms
alcove, belvedere, gazebo, kiosk, pavilion, summerhouse
Related Words
trellis

CASINO Defined for English Language Learners

casino

noun

Definition of casino for English Language Learners

  • : a building or room that has games (such as roulette or blackjack) for gambling



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