Advertisement

Advertisement

Bassein

[ buh-seyn ]

noun

  1. a city in southwestern Myanmar (Burma), near the mouth of the Irrawaddy River.


Bassein

/ bɑːˈseɪn /

noun

  1. a city in Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy delta: a port on the Bassein River (the westernmost distributary of the Irrawaddy). Pop: 231 000 (2005 est)


Discover More

Example Sentences

In those days the only approach to Bassein was by river steamer.

But, in 79, the arrival of the Bassein steamer was the event of the week.

By the way, as we slept the Bassein mosquitoes did come on board, and answered their description—they do raise lumps!

I still think, however, that those mosquitoes of the Bassein Creek are incomparable.

He had long been discontented with the subordinate position which he had occupied since the treaty of Bassein.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

inveterate

[in-vet-er-it ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


bass drumBasse-Normandie