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basha Line breaks: basha
Pronunciation: /ˈbaʃə/

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Definition of basha in English:


An improvised shelter for one or a few soldiers.
Example sentences
  • The basha was comfy and I had a good night's sleep.
  • Today's finishing schools are fringed in white sand and involve swilling out compost toilets and building bashas.
  • A basha is more covert, than a tent; mainly due to it being camouflage pattern, but also as it is much lower to the ground and can be set up in places that a tent would not have enough room for.


1920s (originally denoting a bamboo hut with a thatched roof): Assamese.

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