[ kuh-see-noh; Italian kahs-see-naw ]

  1. a town in SE Latium, in central Italy, NNW of Naples: site of Monte Cassino.

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How to use Cassino in a sentence

  • The school was originally a monastic school under the influence of the Benedictine monks from Monte Cassino not far away.

  • In the eleventh century one of his bones was sent from France to Monte Cassino, and there received with great enthusiasm.

British Dictionary definitions for cassino (1 of 2)



/ (kəˈsiːnəʊ) /

  1. a card game for two to four players in which players pair cards from their hands with others exposed on the table

British Dictionary definitions for Cassino (2 of 2)


/ (Italian kasˈsiːno) /

  1. a town in central Italy, in Latium at the foot of Monte Cassino: an ancient Volscian (and later Roman) town and citadel. Pop: 32 762 (2001): Latin name: Casinum

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