Navarre

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Na·varre

 (nə-vär′, nä-)
A historical region and former kingdom of southwest Europe in the Pyrenees of northern Spain and southwest France. Inhabited from early times by ancestors of the Basques, it was ruled by a Basque dynasty from the 9th to the 13th century. The southern part was annexed to Spain (1512-1515), while the northern part remained an independent kingdom until it was incorporated into the French crown lands in 1589.

Navarre

(nəˈvɑː)
n
(Placename) a former kingdom of SW Europe: established in the 9th century by the Basques; the parts south of the Pyrenees joined Spain in 1515 and the N parts passed to France in 1589. Capital: Pamplona. Spanish name: Navarra

Na•varre

(nəˈvɑr)

n.
a former kingdom in SW France and N Spain. Spanish, Na•var•ra (nɑˈvɑr rɑ)
Na•var′ri•an, adj.
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Navarra

Navarre

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