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1. A member of a people of unknown origin inhabiting the western Pyrenees and the Bay of Biscay in France and Spain.
2. The language of the Basques, of no known linguistic affiliation.
[French, probably from Latin Vascō, perhaps from Varscunes, Vascunes, ethnonym of the Pyrenees region in antiquity.]
A woman's close-fitting bodice.
[French, skirt of a garment, alteration (perhaps influenced by Basque, Basque) of Old French baste, from Italian basta, tuck, possibly of Germanic origin.]
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a short extension below the waist to the bodice of a woman's jacket, etc
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a tight-fitting bodice for women
[C19: perhaps from Basque]
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of unknown origin living around the W Pyrenees in France and Spain
2. (Languages) the language of this people, of no known relationship with any other language
3. (Languages) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of this people or their language
4. (Peoples) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of this people or their language
[C19: from French, from Latin Vascō a Basque]
1. a member of a people living in the W Pyrenees and adjacent Atlantic coastal areas of N Spain and SW France.
2. the language of the Basques, not of close affinity with any other language.
3. (l.c.) a close-fitting bodice.
A tight-fitting bodice worn by women.
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|Noun||1.||Basque - a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain|
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
European - a native or inhabitant of Europe
|2.||Basque - the language of the Basque people; of no known relation to any other language|
người Basquethuộc người/tiếng Basquetiếng Basque
1. adj → basco/a
2. n (person) → basco/a; (language) → basco