Definition of

Casbah

  1. (noun, location) an older or native quarter of many cities in northern Africa; the quarter in which the citadel is located

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Synonyms of Casbah

kasbah

Alternate forms of Casbah

Hypernyms: quarter

Origin of the word Casbah

  1. from Fr. casbah, from N.African Arab dialect kasba "fortress." more

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