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[bahs-tee-ahn] /ˈbɑs tiˌɑn/
[ah-dawlf] /ˈɑ dɔlf/ (Show IPA),
1826–1905, German anthropologist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Beyond this Professor Bastian knows nothing--we know nothing.

    Life: Its True Genesis R. W. Wright
  • Bastian, one of the Queens servants, was celebrating his marriage in the palace.

    Edinburgh Rosaline Masson
  • Mr Bastian was a shade wiser—not that he possessed much principle, but that he could realise the fact of its existence.

    All's Well Emily Sarah Holt
  • The more powerful a king of Loango is, says Bastian, the more taboos he must observe.

    Totem and Taboo Sigmund Freud
  • However, the same fate which has overtaken his predecessors has befallen Dr. Bastian himself.

  • Madame Bastian gazed into the shadow, where they made an indistinct group.

  • After the example of Liebig in 1870, Dr. Bastian did not accept the challenge.

    Louis Pasteur Ren Vallery-Radot
  • So they talked, as all partisan crowds do, while Bastian toed the mark.

    Fast Nine Alan Douglas
  • Yet if Father Bastian refused to shrive me, what should come of me?

    All's Well Emily Sarah Holt

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