a region of NW France, on the English Channel: consists of the Cherbourg peninsula in the west rising to the Normandy hills in the east; mainly agricultural
a city in SW Burma, near the mouth of the Irrawaddy River. Historical Examples The city of Bassein, near Bombay, has been destroyed by storms and earthquakes. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898: Volume XVIII, 1617-1620 Various Bassein is one hundred and ninety-two miles west of Rangoon. A Tour of the Missions Augustus Hopkins Strong Having finished […]
- Bassen-kornzweig syndrome
bassen-kornzweig syndrome Bassen-Kornzweig syndrome Bas·sen-Korn·zweig syndrome (bās’ən-kôrn’zwīg) n. See abetalipoproteinemia.
noun a lake in NW England, in Cumbria near Keswick. Length: 6 km (4 miles) Historical Examples Derwent Water and bassenthwaite lake are the only lakes seen, and but one of these from the summit. The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 William Finden At bassenthwaite a man and his […]
former name of Alpes-de-Haute Provence. noun the former name for Alpes-de-Haute-Provence