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Basel

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geographical name Ba·sel \ˈbä-zəl\

Definition of Basel

  1. 1 former canton NW Switzerland, now divided into two half cantons: Basel–Land play \ˈbä-zəl-ˌlänt\ (∗ Liestal area 165 sq miles or 429 sq kilometers, pop 261,400) & Basel–Stadt play \-ˌshtät\ (∗ Basel area 14 sq miles or 36 sq kilometers, pop 186,700)

  2. 2 city NW Switzerland ∗ of Basel-Stadt pop 164,850



Variants of basel

or French

Bâle

or older

Basle

play \ˈbäl\

Rhymes with basel


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