[bil-bou; Spanish beel-bah-aw]
- a seaport in N Spain, near the Bay of Biscay.
- U.S. Furniture. a mirror of the late 18th century, originally imported from Spain, having a frame partly or wholly of marble and a gilt openwork cresting.
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Nor will the 20,000 spectators expected to show up for the series stop in Bilbao, Spain.The World Series of Cliff Diving Takes Itself Very Seriously
June 29, 2014
The same with the Guggenheim in Bilbao—I was never asked to do another museum.Frank Gehry Sings a New Tune
January 26, 2011
He skewed one he had had for Bilbao, but the official was not satisfied.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
They sped along all day and, before noon, had passed Bilbao.Under Wellington's Command
G. A. Henty
Her child, a girl, becomes ill, and a doctor is sent for from Bilbao.
About noon the next day Steel and Giles were on their way to Bilbao.A Coin of Edward VII
Our first stage, however, was but a short one, for it was evening when we quitted Bilbao.Northern Spain
Edgar T. A. Wigram
- 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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