What is another word for casbah?

Pronunciation: [kˈasbə] (IPA)

The word "casbah" is a term that refers to the traditional marketplace or the old fortress in ancient Arab and North African cities. The word 'kasbah' is also used interchangeably with it, found in Arabic, and usually used to denote the Qasbah district in a city or an imposing citadel in a town. Other synonyms for the term include souk, bazaar, medina, and labyrinth. A souk is an Arabic name for a market, marketplace, or bazaar. A bazaar, on the other hand, refers to a market that sells goods and services, particularly clothes and jewelry. A medina refers to the medieval city in Morocco, where the casbah is usually located, while a labyrinth pertains to a series of complicated passages or tunnels.

What are the hypernyms for Casbah?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    fortress, fortified town, walled city, fortified village.

What are the hyponyms for Casbah?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for casbah (as nouns)

Usage examples for Casbah

We'd plunge him in it, you and I. That casbah scene-you know, the third act!
"The Way of Ambition"
Robert Hichens
Above the town stands the old fortress, called the casbah.
"Young Knights of the Empire"
Sir Robert Baden-Powell

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