Basse–Terre

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geographical name \bas-ˈter, bäs-\

Definition of Basse–Terre

  1. 1 island of the French West Indies constituting the western part of Guadeloupe area 364 square miles (946 square kilometers), population 173,000

  2. 2 town, port on a channel between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, and capital of Guadeloupe population 12,377


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