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[bee-uh-rits; French bya-reets] /ˈbi əˌrɪts; French byaˈrits/
a city in SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: resort. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • In 1864 Browning again "braved the awful Biarritz" and stayed at Cambo.

    Robert Browning Edward Dowden
  • They were to rush down to Biarritz, and possibly over the frontier to Pampluna.

    Love and Lucy Maurice Henry Hewlett
  • He visited Napoleon at Biarritz in September, 1865, and returned with the object of his journey achieved.

  • "Before we parted at Biarritz you lied to me," he added in a hard tone.

    The Doctor of Pimlico William Le Queux
  • The Emperor was then at Biarritz, a small watering-place on the south coast, and would not be back in Paris for several days.

  • After leaving Biarritz the man had torn himself from her—why, he hardly knew.

    The Doctor of Pimlico William Le Queux
  • The building of the Villa Eugénie made the fortune of Biarritz.

    Due West Maturin Murray Ballou
  • He has a villa at Biarritz, which we stayed in, and now he has bought one here.

    The Rubicon E. F. Benson
  • He added that he hoped for a honeymoon in Italy, but that his fiancée favored Biarritz and Pau.

    On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller
British Dictionary definitions for Biarritz


/ˈbɪərɪts; bɪəˈrɪts; French bjarits/
a town in SW France, on the Bay of Biscay: famous resort, patronized by Napoleon III and by Queen Victoria and Edward VII of Great Britain and Ireland. Pop: 30 055 (1999)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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