Bastia


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Bas·ti·a

 (băs′tē-ə, bä-stē′ə)
A city of northeast Corsica, France, on the Tyrrhenian Sea. It is a commercial and tourist center.

Bastia

(ˈbɑːstjə)
n
(Placename) a port in NE Corsica: the main commercial and industrial town of the island: capital of Haute-Corse department. Pop: 43 315 (2007)
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The day after we had drunk together to drown our quarrels, I left home because I had business at Bastia.
Offered to start for Bastia by mail-boat in the morning.
Well, then, if, like us, your excellency lived at Leghorn, you would hear, from time to time, that a little merchant vessel, or an English yacht that was expected at Bastia, at Porto-Ferrajo, or at Civita Vecchia, has not arrived; no one knows what has become of it, but, doubtless, it has struck on a rock and foundered.
Newcastle United were in European action at St James' Park, playing crack French side Bastia.
Bastia relegation appeal rejected Bastia failed in their appeal against their demotion to the French third division yesterday, having been relegated a second time on financial grounds after finishing bottom of Ligue 1.
Blues could cash in on Bastia woe BLUES are among the clubs circling Bastia defender Alexander Djiku, with a move potentially on the horizon sooner rather than later due to the French club's desperate financial situation.
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN maintained their slim Ligue 1 title hopes as the defending champions crushed Bastia.
LYON keeper Anthony Lopes was attacked by Bastia fans yesterday, leading to the abandonment of the French Ligue 1 clash.
Flybe, the European regional airline, has expanded its 2016 summer programme from Southampton Airport with the introduction of two new routes to Biarritz and Toulon Hyeres, and the return of flights to Bastia for peak summer.
BASTIA v BORDEAUX 6pm BASTIA moved out of the bottom three in Ligue 1 last weekend courtesy of an insipid 0-0 draw at Nantes and they can maintain their push to safety by beating Bordeaux.
Pour rappel, Cicollini, ancien joueur de Bastia et du Gazalec d'Ajaccio, a drive les formations de Porto Vecchio D4 (1999-2001), Bastia [beaucoup moins que] B [beaucoup plus grand que] D4 (2002-2004), Bastia D1 (2004-2005), Red-Star 93 D4 (2008-2009) et la formation suisse de Neuchatel-Xamax D1 (2011-2012) ou il a ete remercie avec tout son staff au bout de deux rencontres.