Definition of Permian Basin in English:

Permian Basin

Syllabification: Per·mi·an Ba·sin
Pronunciation: /ˌpərmēən ˈbās(ə)n
 
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A region in western Texas and the geologic structure underlying it, a major oil and gas reservoir. The cities of Midland and Odessa are production centers.

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