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[bey-zuh l-duh n, baz-uh l-] /ˈbeɪ zəl dən, ˈbæz əl-/
a town in S Essex, in SE England: designated as a model residential community after World War II. Unabridged
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  • Basildon is quite as bad; he is as domestic as if he was a bachelor.

    An Ideal Husband Oscar Wilde
  • Sure it was some such name as Basildon or Basildene -- the name of some fair spot, I trow, where she must once have lived.

    In the Days of Chivalry Evelyn Everett-Green
  • There is Basildon—and Hurley—and Pangbourne, with its roaring lasher.

    Madam How and Lady Why Charles Kingsley
British Dictionary definitions for Basildon


a town in SE England, in S Essex: designated a new town in 1955. Pop: 99 876 (2001)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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