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casino(Encyclopedia)casino or cassinoboth: ks´n [key]. 1 Card game played with a full deck by two to four players. Its origins are obscure though it probably traces back to the Italian game of Scopa. It is a very ...
Montreux Jazz Festival(Encyclopedia)Montreux Jazz Festival, international music festival held in Montreux, Switzerland, founded in 1967 by Chuck Nobs. Held annually for two weeks in July, it began as a purely jazz event and has evolved ...
cassino(Encyclopedia)cassino: see casino.
Montville(Encyclopedia)Montville, town (1990 pop. 16,673), New London co., SE Conn.; founded 1670, inc. 1786. Paper products, sheet metal, computer circuit boards, tachometers, aluminum doors and windows, and boxes are made...
East Peoria(Encyclopedia)East Peoria, city (1990 pop. 21,378), Tazewell co., N central Ill., on the Illinois River opposite Peoria; inc. 1919. A rail and warehousing center for central Illinois, it has shifted from heavy indu...
Deauville(Encyclopedia)Deauville dvl´ [key], town (1993 est. pop. 4,380), Calvados dept., N France, on the English Channel. A fashionable resort, it has a famous racecourse and a gambling casino. Tourism has increased ...
Saint-Jean-de-Luz(Encyclopedia)Saint-Jean-de-Luz sN-zhäN-d-lüz [key], town (1990 pop. 13,181), Pyrénées-Atlantiques dept., SW France, in the Basque region (see Basques), on the Bay of Biscay. It is a beach resort with a cas...
chemin de fer(Encyclopedia)chemin de fer shmn´ d fûr, Fr. shmN´ d fr [key] [Fr.,=railroad], the most popular gambling card game in Europe. The present day versions are variations of Italian baccara which Charle...
Ledyard(Encyclopedia)Ledyardld´yrd, town (1990 pop. 14,913), New London co., SE Conn., on the Thames River; settled c.1653, inc. 1836. It is a farm center. The site of Fort Decatur is marked there. A gambling casino ...
Hialeah(Encyclopedia)Hialeah hl´ [key], city (1990 pop. 188,004), Dade co., SE Fla., NW of Miami; inc. 1925. Its industries include printing, the making of metal and plastic goods, and Spanish-speaking television...
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