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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.
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(Placename) a variant spelling of Basle
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(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
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[ˈbɑːzəl] NBasilea f
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En 1763 fue bautizada Maria Mercedes, hija legitima de Manuel Yanez y Basilia Puis, monstruncos; y posteriormente, en 1766, fue bautizado Juan, hijo legitimo de Manuel Yanez y Basilia Catorceno, ambos mulatos (Diaz 2012).
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