Meaning of CASINO in English


/keuh see"noh/ , n. , pl. casinos for 1.

1. a building or large room used for meetings, entertainment, dancing, etc., esp. such a place equipped with gambling devices, gambling tables, etc.

2. (in Italy) a small country house or lodge.

3. Also, cassino . Cards. a game in which cards that are face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand.

[ 1780-90; cas ( a ) house + -ino dim. suffix ]

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