Bastia

[ bah-stee-uh; French ba-stya ]
/ bɑˈsti ə; French baˈstya /

noun

a seaport on the NE coast of Corsica: the former capital of Corsica.

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Bastia
/ (ˈbɑːstjə) /

noun

a port in NE Corsica: the main commercial and industrial town of the island: capital of Haute-Corse department. Pop: 37 884 (1999)
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