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noun (plural same or bashos)
A sumo wrestling tournament.
- I share your disappointment about not being able to catch Sumo Digest during the basho.
- Japanese people have always loved sumo, but now when you go to a basho there are empty seats in the stadium.
- Besides that controversy, it was still a basho to remember.
Japanese, from ba 'place, occasion' + shō 'place, locality'.
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