We were headed to the small port of St-Jean-de-Luz in the Basque country near the Spanish border.
As we pulled back the sheets the bed was full of confetti in the Basque colors, red, white and green.
Aznar jumped to conclusions, quickly blaming Basque separatist organization ETA for the al Qaeda attack.
Late in the afternoon of April 26, 1937 waves of bombers obliterated the ancient capital of Basque Spain, Guernica.
Restaurante Martín Berasetegui in the Basque region of Spain.
Probably visited a hundred years earlier by Basque and Breton fishermen, and possibly by the Northmen several centuries before.
She mangled her Basque words, and I believed she came from Navarre.
Here and there a fair-haired Basque studied his hand meantime, waiting without protest.
He would have a dressing-gown, a Basque cap, blue velvet slippers!
The younger boys wore broad, turn-down collars and had short, square jackets made somewhat in the Basque fashion.
1817 (adj.), 1835 (n.), from French, from Spanish vasco (adj.), from vascon (n.), from Latin Vascones (Vasconia was the Roman name for the up-country of the western Pyrenees), said by von Humboldt to originally mean "foresters" but more likely a Latinized version of the people's name for themselves, euskara or eskuara.
This contains a basic element -sk- which is believed to relate to maritime people or sailors, and which is also found in the name of the Etruscans .... [Room, "Placenames of the World," 2006]Earlier in English was Basquish (1610s, noun and adjective); Baskles (plural noun, late 14c.); Baskon (mid-15c.).