Basque Country
geographical name autonomous region N Spain on Bay of Biscay consisting of provinces of Álava, Guipúzcoa, & Vizcaya

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  • Basque Country — The region comprising three provinces in N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, inhabited by Basques: 2,803 sq mi (7,260 sq km); pop. 2,104,000: also called Basque Provinces * * * I French Pays Basque Cultural region, extreme southwestern France. It… …   Universalium

  • Basque Country — The region comprising three provinces in N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, inhabited by Basques: 2,803 sq mi (7,260 sq km); pop. 2,104,000: also called Basque Provinces …   English World dictionary

  • Basque Country — The Basque Country may refer to one of three areas inhabited by Basque people: *The Basque Country (historical territory) ( Euskal Herria ), the area which Basque nationalists seek independence for including all the territories were Basque is… …   Wikipedia

  • Basque Country — Admin ASC 1 Code Orig. name Basque Country Country and Admin Code ES.59 ES …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • Basque Country — noun a) A geographical region that straddles the border of Spain and France b) The region where the Basque language is spoken …   Wiktionary

  • Basque country — n. Euskera, area of northern Spain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Basque Country — /ˈbask kʌntri/ (say bahsk kuntree) noun an autonomous community in northern Spain, bordering on the Bay of Biscay, populated mostly by Basques. 7261 km2. Capital: Vitoria. Spanish, País Vasco …   Australian English dictionary

  • Basque Country — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basque Country (greater region) — Infobox Country name = Basque Country official name = other name = native name = Euskal Herria largest city= Bilbao population estimate =3,007,661 population estimate year=2006 population density km2=143.5 population density sqmi=359.5 common… …   Wikipedia

  • Basque Country (autonomous community) — For the traditional overall Basque domain, see Basque Country (greater region). For the French part (also named Pays Basque) see Northern Basque Country. Basque Country Euskadi (Basque)1 País Vasco …   Wikipedia

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