Guernica

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Guer·ni·ca

 (gwâr′nĭ-kə, gĕr-nē′kä)
A town in the Basque region of north-central Spain northeast of Bilbao. Its April 1937 bombing by German planes during the Spanish Civil War inspired one of Picasso's most famous paintings.

Guernica

(ɡɜːˈniːkə; ˈɡɜːnɪkə; Spanish ɡɛrˈnika)
n
(Placename) a town in N Spain: formerly the seat of a Basque parliament; destroyed in 1937 by German bombers during the Spanish Civil War, an event depicted in one of Picasso's most famous paintings. Pop: 15 454 (2003 est). Basque name: Gernika

Guer•ni•ca

(ˈgwɛər nɪ kə, ˈgɛər-)

n.
Basque town in N Spain: bombed and destroyed 1937 by German planes helping the insurgents in the Spanish Civil War.
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