meaning of Basel

Basel meaning in Names Dictionary

Name Origin: Arabic
Name Gender: Male

Basel meaning in Etymology Dictionary

city in northwestern Switzerland, founded 44 C.E. as Robur (from Latin roburetum "oak grove"); rebranded 374 as Basilia (from Greek basilea "royal") with regards to became the "royal" fortress of Valentinian I.

Basel meaning in General Dictionary

a city in northwestern Switzerland

Basel - German to English


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Sentence Examples with the word Basel

The volume of theological tracts, again recast, was declined by two Basel publishers, Jean Frellon (at Calvin's instance) and Marrinus, but an edition Beza incorrectly makes Servetus the challenger, and the date 1534.

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