Basseterre

geographical name (1)
Basse·​terre | \ bas-ˈter How to pronounce Basseterre (audio) , bäs- \

Definition of Basseterre

 (Entry 1 of 2)

town and port on the Caribbean Sea in the British West Indies; capital of Saint Kitts Island and of the independent state of Saint Kitts and Nevis population 13,220

Basse-Terre

geographical name (2)
\ bas-ˈter How to pronounce Basse-Terre (audio) , bäs- \

Definition of Basse-Terre (Entry 2 of 2)

1 island of the French West Indies constituting the western part of Guadeloupe area 364 square miles (946 square kilometers), population 173,000
2 town, port on a channel between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic, and capital of Guadeloupe population 12,377

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“Basseterre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Basseterre. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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