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Overview page. Subjects: Art.

Originally meaning a defence-post, it was more generally employed to describe a small country house or lodge in a park. In the 18th century it could also describe a dancing salon. In modern...

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casino

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 6 words.

has the plural form casinos.

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casino

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 6 words.

has the plural form casinos.

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casino

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 6 words.

Plural casinos. See -o(e)s 4.

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casino

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 64 words.

An establishment where gambling takes place. Casinos must be run as a club and be licensed under the Gaming Act

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casino

Graham Gooch and Michael Williams.

in A Dictionary of Law Enforcement

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Policing. 64 words.

An establishment where gambling takes place. Casinos must be run as a club and be licensed under the Gaming Act

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Casino

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 62 words.

Italian:

1. habitational name from a place named Casino, from a diminutive of casa ‘house’ (see Casa).

2.

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Casinos

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 185 words.

Formed in 1958 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, the Casinos originally comprised Gene Hughes (d. 3 February 2004), Glen Hughes, Pete

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Casinos

in The Grove Dictionary of American Music

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: American Music. 922 words.

The word casino originally referred to small garden houses that were used for music and table games in Europe; over

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casino

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 76 words.

In Italian villas, a casino is either a term for the main house, if it is small by comparison

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casino

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 44 words.

[M18th]

Nowadays a casino is chiefly associated with gambling, but originally it was a public room used for dancing and

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