Pronunciation: (ku-sē'nō), [key]
—pl. -nos for 1.
1. a building or large room used for meetings, entertainment, dancing, etc., esp. such a place equipped with gambling devices, gambling tables, etc.
2. (in Italy) a small country house or lodge.
3. Also,cassino. Cards.a game in which cards that are face up on the table are taken with eligible cards in the hand.
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