casino

play
noun ca·si·no \kə-ˈsē-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of casino

plural

casinos

  1. 1 :  a building or room used for social amusements; specifically :  one used for gambling

  2. 2 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. 3 :  summerhouse 2

Examples of casino in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of casino

Italian, from casa house, from Latin, cottage


First Known Use: 1744


CASINO Defined for English Language Learners

casino

play
noun ca·si·no \kə-ˈsē-(ˌ)nō\

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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