noun, plural ca·si·nos for 1.
Origin of casino
Examples from the Web for casino
Ironically, what was bad for the boys in Havana provided a shot in the arm to the casino crowd in Las Vegas.
By the early 1960s, Las Vegas enjoyed an influx of casino employees with experience in Havana.
Casino resorts thrive in the Bahamas and have a presence in almost every port of call for hundreds of miles.
In August, Trump filed a lawsuit to have his name removed from the casino and from the nearby, since-closed Trump Plaza.I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal|Olivia Nuzzi|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if she gets her own casino it will be a fund-raising plus.
Sir Francis Letchmere approached them beamingly from the direction of the Casino.Swirling Waters|Max Rittenberg
"You, must be very lonely at the Casino," said Love, in a sympathising tone.
The Casino is free to all the world, though, of course, the Administration reserves the right of declining admission.Chance in Chains|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Every afternoon, when he entered the Casino, he called himself names, as though he were doing something cowardly.The Enemies of Women|Vicente Blasco Ibez
You asked me such a lot of questions about it and about the Casino, more than about any other place, even Rome.The Guests Of Hercules|C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for casino
noun plural -nos
Word Origin for casino
Word Origin and History for casino
1744, "public room for music or dancing," from Italian casino, literally "a little house," diminutive of casa "house," from Latin casa "hut, cottage, cabin," of uncertain origin. The card game (also cassino) is attested by that name from 1792. Specifically as "building for aristocratic gambling" by 1820, first in an Italian context.
[T]he term Casino [is] indiscriminately applied to a set of farm offices, a country-seat, a gambling house, and a game of cards ... [Jane Waldie Watts, "Sketches Descriptive of Italy in the Years 1816 and 1817," London 1820]