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Bastrop

[bas-truh p] /ˈbæs trəp/
noun
1.
a city in N Louisiana.
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  • "It's Pietro the gambler, from Bastrop," said one of the Texans, after a close scrutiny.

    For the Liberty of Texas Edward Stratemeyer
  • When the show was touring Texas we chanced to hire a man in Bastrop county.

    Sawdust & Spangles W. C. Coup
  • The men from the adjoining counties reached Bastrop the night before.

    Terry's Texas Rangers Leonidas B. Giles
  • A chaos—perhaps where no human foot has trod—perhaps Bastrop—perhaps New Jersey!

    Rolling Stones

    O. Henry
  • At Bastrop they found two companies of United States volunteers doing guard duty.

  • Every man is to receive one hundred acres of the Bastrop land, besides his regular pay.

    A Dream of Empire William Henry Venable
  • Certainly, the Bastrop grant was so placed as to afford every possible lure to the youthful, enterprising, and adventurous.

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