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[bil-bou; Spanish beel-bah-aw]
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  1. a seaport in N Spain, near the Bay of Biscay.
  2. 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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  1. 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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