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 (bä′zəl) also Basle (bäl)
A city of northern Switzerland on the Rhine River bordering on France and Germany. It has been an important intellectual center since the 15th century.


(Placename) a variant spelling of Basle


(ˈbɑ zəl)

also Basle

1. a city in NW Switzerland, on the Rhine River. 192,800.
2. a canton in N Switzerland, divided into two independent areas.
French, Bâle.
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Noun1.Basel - a city in northwestern SwitzerlandBasel - a city in northwestern Switzerland  
Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland - a landlocked federal republic in central Europe


[ˈbɑːzəl] NBasilea f
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