Definition: Casino

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From Italian casino, diminutive form of casa (house), from Latin casa (cottage, hut).


casino (countable and uncountable, plural casinos or casinoes or casini)

  1. A public building or room for gambling.
  2. (uncountable) A certain Italian card game for two to four players.
  3. (countable) Any of certain cards with special meanings in this game.

Derived terms

  • big casino
  • casino capitalism
  • casino hotel
  • clams casino
  • e-casino
  • great casino
  • little casino


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