Basseterre


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Basse·terre

 (băs-târ′, bäs-)
The capital of St. Kitts and Nevis, on St. Kitts Island in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies.

Basseterre

(bæsˈtɛə; French bɑstɛr)
n
(Placename) a port in the Caribbean, on St Kitts in the Leeward Islands: the capital of St Kitts-Nevis. Pop: 13 220 (2001)

Basse•terre

(bɑsˈtɛər)

n.
the capital of St. Kitts-Nevis. 15,897.

Basse-Terre

(bɑsˈtɛər)

n.
1. the capital of Guadeloupe, in the French West Indies. 15,690.
2. See under Guadeloupe.
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Noun1.Basseterre - the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis on the island of Saint Christopher
Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Christopher-Nevis, Saint Kitts and Nevis, St. Christopher-Nevis, St. Kitts and Nevis - a country on several of the Leeward Islands; located to the east southeast of Puerto Rico; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1983
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According to local media reports, the quake occurred at 7:44 pm (local time) and was felt 39 km north-west of St John's city in Antigua and Barbuda and about 68 km east of Basseterre, the capital of St Kitts and Nevis.
While England were preparing to start their Caribbean tour with a game against a St Kitts & Nevis XI in Basseterre, Pietersen was an early arrival for Surrey's training session at e Oval.
Norwegian Gem's San Juan sailings will see her visit destinations such as Bridgetown, Barbados; Basseterre, St Kitts; Fort-de-France, Martinique; Philipsburg, St Maarten and St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
He said renewable energy--mainly solar, wind and the possibility of geothermal energy exploration--is married with energy conservation and energy efficiency, adding that the federal government started the ball rolling with the installation of solar PV panels on the rooftop of Government Headquarters in Basseterre, to provide its own power needs.
Basseterre is still on an upward curve and should follow up last month's Newmarket success in the 32 Red Handicap at Kempton on Thursday.
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Armatrading, who was born in Basseterre, Saint Kitts in the West Indies, moved with her family to Birmingham, in 1957.
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