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trente et quarante Syllabification: trente et qua·rante
Pronunciation: /ˌtränt ā kaˈränt/

Definition of trente et quarante in English:


A gambling game in which cards are turned up on a table marked with red and black diamonds.
Example sentences
  • There are also private rooms for European and English toulette, trente et quarante, chemin de fer, blackjack and craps.
  • It is thought to have its roots in several games like baccarat, chemin de fer, trente et quarante, quinze, and other similar games.
  • The main gambling hall is the Salle Européene, where for a EUR 8 entry fee you can play roulette, trente et quarante, or blackjack.


French, literally 'thirty and forty', these being winning and losing numbers respectively in the game.

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