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Ba·sel(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.
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(Placename) a variant spelling of Basle
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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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