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Definition of kasbah noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

kasbah

 noun
(also casbah) noun
BrE BrE//ˈkæzbɑː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæzbɑː//
 
 
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a castle on high ground in a N African city or the area around it Word Origin mid 18th cent.: from French casbah, from Arabic qaṣaba ‘citadel’.
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