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A city of northern Spain near the Bay of Biscay. Founded c. 1300, it is a major port and industrial center.
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Bilbao(bɪlˈbɑːəʊ; Spanish bilˈβau)
(Placename) a port in N Spain, on the Bay of Biscay: the largest city in the Basque Provinces: famous since medieval times for the production of iron and steel goods: modern buildings include the Guggenheim Art Museum (1997). Pop: 353 567 (2003 est). Basque name: Bilbo
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a seaport in N Spain, near the Bay of Biscay. 433,000.
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