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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.
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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)
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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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CRICKET: Australia completed a series whitewash over West Indies with a comprehensive 162-run victory in the fifth one-day international in Basseterre.
Dr Kelly teaches at Ross University Veterinary School in Basseterre, Saint Kitts.
From the island's capital, Basseterre, it's just a 45-minute ferry ride to Nevis.
Kitts & Nevis more than a year ago, said the project will be constructed on the hills overlooking the Basseterre National Park.
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