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- n. mansion in Provence
- n. new town built in medieval Languedoc, Gascony and Aquitaine during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small fortified building, often of timber, corresponding nearly to a modern blockhouse.
- n. A temporary or movable hut or, tower erected for besieging purposes. See bastile, 4.
- n. A small farm-house or country dwelling in the south of France, especially in the neighborhood of Marseilles.
From French bastide (Wiktionary)