n. pl. ca·si·nos
1. A public room or building for gambling and other entertainment.
2. also cas·si·no A card game for two to four players in which cards on the table are matched by cards in the hand.
3. A summer or country house in Italy.
[Italian country club, hunting lodge, casino, from diminutive of casa, house, from Latin, cottage, hut, humble dwelling.]
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