bassi bassi  /ˈbæ si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an adult male singer with the lowest voice
  2. (n) the lowest adult male singing voice

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A hasty glance at my score of Eine Kleine Nachtmusik was hardly necessary to remind me that the instrumentation calls for violins (1st 2nd), violas, celli and bassi.
  2. In the teeming slum quarters of the bassi the cellar houses known in the city as "the low places" the malaise has brought with it a deep sense of humiliation.
  3. The frequent bassi (festivals) of his capital and the boat races on the Mekong River were always irresistible, and fishermen rowing by the palace often stopped to listen to the .

News

  • Italy court sentences man for school bomb murder

    ROME (Reuters) - An Italian court sentenced a man to life imprisonment on Tuesday for the murder of 16-year-old Melissa Bassi, who died when a homemade bomb exploded outside her school in the southern city of Brindisi in May last year. Giovanni Vantaggiato, 69, confessed to building and placing the bomb in a rubbish container near to both the school and a court building, which also injured nine ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • Shaking his head from side to side in surprise, Elon says that he "cannot understand this business. That Yonatan Bassi should leave Sde Eliyahu? It is incomprehensible that he, the son of one of the founding families of the kibbutz, a member of the...
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Benny Elon Source: Ha'aretz

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