Basel

[ bah-zuh l ]
/ ˈbɑ zəl /

noun

a city in and the capital of Basel-Stadt, in NW Switzerland, on the Rhine River.
a canton in N Switzerland, divided into two independent areas.
Also Basle.
French Bâle.

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Basel-Stadt
[ bah-zuh l-shtaht ]
/ ˈbɑ zəlˌʃtɑt /

noun

a demicanton in N Switzerland: virtually coextensive with the city of Basel. 14 sq. mi. (36 sq. km). Capital: Basel.
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Basel
/ (ˈbɑːzəl) /

noun

a variant spelling of Basle
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