[[t]bəˈseɪn[/t]] n.
geg a city in SW Burma, on the Irrawaddy River. 144,092

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Bassein — • The birthplace of St. Gonsalo Garcia, the only Indian saint, who was a companion of St. Philip de las Casas, the first native of America to be canonized Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Bassein     Bassein …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Bassein — may refer to:* Pathein, the capital city of Ayeyarwady Division, Myanmar (Burma); formerly known as Bassein. * Vasai, a city in Thane District, Maharashtra, India; known as Bassein during Portuguese rule. * Bassein Fort, a fort near Vasai, built… …   Wikipedia

  • Bassein — Bassein, 1) (Basseen), Stadt am gleichnamigen westlichen Arm des Irawaddy im hinterindischen Reiche Birma, Provinz Pegu, hat Fort, Handel; 3000 Ew.; 2) Stadt, so v.w. Bassain …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Bassein — Bassein, Hauptstadt des gleichnamigen Distrikts (18,251 qkm mit [1891] 339,842 Einw., zum aller größten Teil Buddhisten) und wichtiger Hafen (1900. 37 Schiffe mit 167,263 Ton.) in der Division Irawadi der britisch ind. Provinz Niederbirma, unter… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bassein — (spr. sehn), Distriktshauptstadt in (Unter )Birma, im Irawadidelta, (1901) 31.864 E. (S. auch Basim.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bassein — Bassein,   Putheïn, Hauptstadt der Provinz Irawadi, Birma, im westlichen Irawadidelta, 144 100 Einwohner;   Wirtschaft:   Mittelpunkt eines Reisanbaugebietes; kunsthandwerkliche Betriebe;   Verkehr:   Hafen und …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Bassein — [bə sān′] river port in S Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy delta: pop. 144,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Bassein —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes localités partageant un même nom. Bassein est l ancien nom de deux villes actuelles : Vasai Virar, une ville indienne du Maharashtra, durant la domination portugaise, Pathein, la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bassein — /beuh sayn /, n. a city in SW Burma, near the mouth of the Irrawaddy River. 175,000. * * * ▪ India also called  Vasai        town, western Maharashtra (Mahārāshtra) state, western India. It lies on the Arabian Sea coast north of Mumbai (Bombay).… …   Universalium

  • Bassein —    (Pathein)    The capital of Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) Division, located in the delta of the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River. With an estimated population of 182,496 in 1996, it is one of Burma s largest cities. Bassein is an important seaport and a… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Bassein — geographical name city S Myanmar W of Yangon population 126,045 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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