casbah

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قصبة (qaṣaba(t)).

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Noun[edit]

casbah (plural casbahs)

  1. The fortress in a city in North Africa or the Middle East.
  2. (by synecdoche) The medina, the older part of a city in North Africa or the Middle East.

French[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic قصبة (kasabah)

Noun[edit]

casbah f (plural casbahs)

  1. casbah

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