basho matsuo


(Basho Matsuo) 1644?–94, Japanese poet. Unabridged
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basho (ˈbæʃəʊ)
n , pl basho
a grand tournament in sumo wrestling
[C20: from Japanese]

Basho (bɑːˈʃɔː)
full name Matsuo Basho, originally Matsuo Munefusa. 1644--94, Japanese poet and travel writer, noted esp for his haiku

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