Basseterre

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Basse·terre

geographical name \bas-ˈter, bäs-\

Definition of BASSETERRE

town & port British West Indies of St. Kitts Island & of St. Kitts and Nevis state pop 13,220

Basseterre

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Seaport (pop., 2006: 12,900), Saint Kitts Island. Chief town of Saint Kitts and capital of the federated state of Saint Kitts and Nevis, it lies on the southwestern coast, west of St. John's, Antigua. Founded in 1627, it serves as a depot distributing merchandise to neighbouring islands.

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