Definition of 'casbah'
Example sentences containing 'casbah'
On their way to the quay, an incident at the military barrier at the entrance to the casbah tested his self-control.WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (1993)
A successful daytime raid was an impossibility, for a warning would be passed through the casbah quicker than a patrol could run.WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (1993)
He had seen it amongst her possessions when he had searched her suitcase on the night of her arrival in the casbah.WHEN THE APRICOTS BLOOM (1993)
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