- n. 俱乐部，赌场；娱乐场
- n. (Casino)人名；(西、法)卡西诺
1. from Italian casino, literally "a little house," diminutive of casa "house," from Latin casa "hut, cottage, cabin".
2. case => casino.
- casino (n.)
- 1744, "public room for music or dancing," from Italian casino, literally "a little house," diminutive of casa "house," from Latin casa "hut, cottage, cabin," which is 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]
- 1. The Casino, where she had often danced, had suffered a similar fate.
- 2. Their taste for gambling has endeared them to Las Vegas casino owners.
- 3. Evening dress is de rigueur at the casino.
- 4. I lost a whole lot of money at the casino.
- 5. He had lost his shirt when he came out from the casino.
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