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Baza

(bä`thä), town (1990 pop. 21,123), Granada prov., S Spain, in Andalusia. It is a food-processing center for a fertile farm area noted especially for its cattle. Baza has flour and textile mills, tanneries, and cement plants. An important city of the Moorish kingdom of Granada, it fell to the Spaniards in 1489 after a year-long siege.
References in classic literature ?
There is the smoke from Bazas, on the further side of Garonne," quoth he.
Como la letrina estaba atras, en el patio, le dio pereza ir hasta alla; por eso, bajo hasta debajo del piso y se sento de cluquillas al ladito de una de las bazas que sostenian el corredor.
The child, one of thousands of people gathered along the 10th stage from Bazas to Pau, was hit by a vehicle in the publicity caravan which precedes the riders as he tried to cross the road to get to his grandmother.