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basque


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Basque  \Basque\,  a.  [F.] 
  Pertaining  to  Biscay,  its  people,  or  their  language. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Basque  \Basque\,  n.  [F.] 
  1.  One  of  a  race,  of  unknown  origin,  inhabiting  a  region  on 
  the  Bay  of  Biscay  in  Spain  and  France. 
 
  2.  The  language  spoken  by  the  Basque  people. 
 
  3.  A  part  of  a  lady's  dress,  resembling  a  jacket  with  a  short 
  skirt;  --  probably  so  called  because  this  fashion  of  dress 
  came  from  the  Basques. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Basque 
  n  1:  a  member  of  a  people  of  unknown  origin  living  in  the  W 
  Pyrenees  in  France  and  Spain  [syn:  {Basque}] 
  2:  the  language  of  the  Basque  people;  of  no  known  relation  to 
  any  other  language  [syn:  {Basque}] 




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