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Bassein

(bɑːˈseɪn)
n
(Placename) a city in Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy delta: a port on the Bassein River (the westernmost distributary of the Irrawaddy). Pop: 231 000 (2005 est)

Bas•sein

(bəˈseɪn)

n.
a city in SW Burma, on the Irrawaddy River. 144,092.
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The field in the offshore include Mumbai High, the nation's largest oilfield and Bassein fields, the largest gasfield.
Tenders are invited for Upgradation Of First Floor At Bassein Division Office Of Customs P Killabunder Vasai W Distt Palghar
Prime Minister Modi also dedicated the Booster Processor facility, BCPA 3 platform of ONGC's Bassein and Satellite Asset in the country's Western Offshore via Video Conference.
The higher output will make it among the top producing fields in the country after ONGC's Mumbai High field, located in the Arabian Sea, which produces 210,000 bpd of crude oil, and the Bassein natural gas field, also
In 1894, for example, the St Peter's Institute Press in the colonial port of Bassein issued Burmese translations of Revd D'Cruz's 'Handbook for catechists' (in 1,000 copies) and 'Abridgement of Christian doctrine' (in 2,500 copies).
Sofala and Ilha do Mocambique in present-day Mozambique, which had previously been connected to Swahili coastal trading circuits via Kilwa, were now directly connected to Goa and other key ports along the Konkan and Gujarat coast such as Chaul, Dabhol, Bombay, Bassein, Daman and Diu, as well as Colombo (Sri Lanka), Sao Tome (near present-day Chennai) and Malacca (Malaysia).
Hla Myint was born in 1920, in Bassein (now Pathein), the port city and capital of Myanmar's Ayeyarwady region, and long a hub for rice milling and export.
About Rs 1,138 crore will be spent on reconstruction of process complexes in prolific Bassein and Satellite fields, the company said.
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By April, 1939, riots had spread to Bassein, Pyapon, Pegu, Lower Chindwin, Shwebo and Myaungmya.