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British Dictionary definitions for kursaal

kursaal

noun
  1. a public room at a health resort
  2. an amusement park at a seaside or other resort

Word Origin

from German, literally: cure room
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Examples from the Web for kursaal

Historical Examples

  • There had been some sort of celebration of a local holiday up in the Kursaal.

    The Good Soldier

    Ford Madox Ford

  • Many Roman remains have been found in the gardens of the Kursaal.

  • The moon was shining behind the Kursaal and in the air was the usual caress.

  • His eyes, practised as they were in scanning the Kursaal throng, did not see her.

    Mushroom Town

    Oliver Onions

  • Why not come to the Kursaal, on the Terrace, at about nine to-night?

    Mushroom Town

    Oliver Onions