[ US /ˈkæsbə/ ]
  1. an older or native quarter of many cities in northern Africa; the quarter in which the citadel is located
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  • Its namesake dish, cuscus alla Trapanese, is a tagine-like couscous served with seafood soup, prawns and monkfish, and its historic center features tightly packed streets that were once surrounded by the casbah walls. Monique Stringfellow: Sicily's Wild Western Coast
  • But it remains unclear whether his pledges will go far enough to please those occupying the entrance to the casbah, as well as other young Tunisians now heady with freedom and a realization of their power to effect change. Tunisia, site of the first Arab revolt, seeks a way forward
  • Come with me to the casbah and we will make beautiful music. Think Progress » Rubio raises Terri Schiavo case in an attack on Crist.
  • 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
  • This was a beautiful part of the old city, with catacombs and twisted alleyways, a casbah of the eastern Mediterranean.
  • On Jan. 23, crowds gathered outside the colonnaded courthouse, along a sylvan street in Tunisia's old town, known as the casbah. NYT > Home Page
  • Rachid Taha's opening track ‘Rock El Casbah’ merges Algerian rai sounds with the famous punk classic.
  • Come with me to the Casbah
  • The center of old cities is the casbah (Arabic for fortress), a market of serpentine alleyways and intricate arches where a variety of traditional crafts are sold, from carpets to baskets to pottery.
  • TUNIS - At the entrance to the warren-like casbah here, the 1,000-plus young Tunisians staging a sit-in are worried. Tunisia, site of the first Arab revolt, seeks a way forward
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