Definition of casino in English:

casino

Line breaks: ca¦sino
Pronunciation: /kəˈsiːnəʊ
 
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noun (plural casinos)

  • A public room or building where gambling games are played.
    More example sentences
    • He was known to be a regular gambler at casinos and betting shops, went to the gym daily and won karate trophies.
    • UK bookmakers, casinos and betting shops make billions of pounds every year.
    • West and Fike are quick to point out the decadent lifestyle they all led inside the bars, casinos and hotel rooms.
    Synonyms
    gambling house, gambling club, gaming club, gambling den; German kursaal
    dated gaming house

Origin

mid 18th century: from Italian, diminutive of casa 'house', from Latin casa 'cottage'.

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