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noun [countable]     basin pronunciation in American English
/ˈbeɪs(ə)n/
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pluralbasins
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  1. 1
    a large area of land whose surface water all flows into a particular river or lake

    the Colorado River Basin

    1. b.
      a large area of the Earth’s surface that is lower than the surrounding area

      the Caribbean Basin

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