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a region in N Spain, bordering on the Bay of Biscay.
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Words nearby Basque Provinces
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How to use Basque Provinces in a sentence
We are on our way north, perhaps as far as the Basque Provinces.The Rock of the Lion|Molly Elliot Seawell
For an account of its inhabitants and their customs, language and history, see Basques and Basque Provinces.
A few years later, emigrants began to come in from the Basque Provinces, and from Catalonia.Cuba Past and Present|Richard Davey
British Dictionary definitions for Basque Provinces
an autonomous region of N Spain, comprising the provinces of Álava, Guipúzcoa, and Vizcaya: inhabited mainly by Basques, who retained virtual autonomy from the 9th to the 19th century. Pop: 1 840 700 (2003 est). Area: about 7250 sq km (2800 sq miles)
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