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/ bɑˈʃɔ /
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Basho Matsuo, 1644?–94, Japanese poet.
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British Dictionary definitions for Basho (1 of 2)
/ (ˈbæʃəʊ) /
noun plural basho
a grand tournament in sumo wrestling
Word Origin for basho
C20: from Japanese
British Dictionary definitions for Basho (2 of 2)
/ (bɑːˈʃɔː) /
full name Matsuo Basho, originally Matsuo Munefusa . 1644–94, Japanese poet and travel writer, noted esp for his haiku
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