What does the word cassino mean?

Usage examples for cassino

  1. When Benedict encountered this temptation, he fled from the scene and retired to a picturesque mountain- the renowned Monte Cassino. – A Short History of Monks and Monasteries by Alfred Wesley Wishart
  2. Five years after the death of Charles Martel, in 746 in fact, Carloman, already weary of the burden of power, and seized with a fit of religious zeal, abdicated his share of sovereignty, left his dominions to his brother Pepin, had himself shorn by the hands of Pope Zachary, and withdrew into Italy to the monastery of Monte Cassino. – A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Volume I. of VI. by Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  3. Over very difficult terrain and through adverse weather conditions, our Fifth Army and the British Eighth Army- reinforced by units from other United Nations, including a brave and well equipped unit of the Brazilian Army- have, in the past year, pushed north through bloody Cassino and the Anzio beachhead, and through Rome until now they occupy heights overlooking the valley of the Po. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various