Basque Provinces

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Basque Provinces

A region comprising three provinces of northern Spain on the Bay of Biscay. It borders on France in the northeast along the western Pyrenees.

Basque Provinces

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Basque Country

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(Placename) an autonomous region of N Spain, comprising the provinces of Álava, Guipúzcoa, and Vizcaya: inhabited mainly by Basques, who retained virtual autonomy from the 9th to the 19th century. Pop: 1 840 700 (2003 est). Area: about 7250 sq km (2800 sq miles)

Basque′ Prov′inces


n.pl.
a region in N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay.
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