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a public room at a health resort
an amusement park at a seaside or other resort
Word Origin
from German, literally: cure room
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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
  • I seed you go by into the kursaal, and laid in wait for you, sir.

    Under Two Flags Ouida [Louise de la Ramee]
  • That's a small hotel in a different direction from the kursaal.

    The Woman-Hater Charles Reade
  • Then she made her afternoon toilet, and walked, slowly and pensively, to the kursaal.

    The Woman-Hater Charles Reade
  • It was settled that they should all meet at the kursaal at four, to dine and play.

    The Woman-Hater Charles Reade
  • We found them at the kursaal Hospital, where some of our ambulances were waiting.

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