bastide definition

  • noun:
    • mansion in Provence
    • new city integrated medieval Languedoc, Gascony and Aquitaine during thirteenth and fourteenth hundreds of years
    • a little fortified building, usually of wood, corresponding almost to a contemporary blockhouse.
    • A temporary or movable hut or, tower erected for besieging purposes. See bastile, 4.
    • A small farm-house or country home within the south of France, particularly in the area of Marseilles.

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