Definition of Bastide

1. Noun. mansion in Provence ¹



2. Noun. new town built in medieval Languedoc, Gascony and Aquitaine during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bastide

1. a French country house [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bastide

bastardly gullions
bastardry
bastards
bastardsword
bastardswords
bastardy
bastardy bond
bastardy bonds
bastardy proceeding
baste
basted
bastegh
baster
basters
bastes
bastide (current term)
bastides
bastile
bastiles
bastille
bastilles
bastillion
bastillions
bastinade
bastinaded
bastinades
bastinading
bastinado
bastinadoed
bastinadoes

Literary usage of Bastide

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1. The Journal of Captain William Pote, Jr. During His Captivity in the French by William Pote, John Fletcher Hurst (1895)
"The Catalogue of the King's Maps in the British Museum shows manuscript plans of the town and fortifications of Louisburg in 1745 by Durell and bastide, ..."

2. The Deserts of Southern France: An Introduction to the Limestone and Chalk by Sabine Baring-Gould (1894)
"LA bastide MURAT is a little town of some seventeen hundred inhabitants, ... Moreover, there is at La bastide a spring of water, a mere dribble, ..."

3. The Men of the Time in 1852, Or, Sketches of Living Notables by David Bogue (1852)
"After the revolution of July, bastide, who had fought among ... In 1832, bastide was chief of a squadron of artillery. He still fought, as he had done in ..."

4. The Very Joyous, Pleasant and Refreshing History of the Feats, Exploits by Jacques de Mailles (1884)
"Hou< the Pope sent a strong force against La bastide; and how it was defeated by the advice of the good Knight; and of the intrigues of the Pope and the ..."

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