Basque Region [(bask)]
An area in northern Spain, centered at Bilbao, where many speakers of Basque, a language unrelated to European languages, have demanded a separate Basque state. Basque separatists have engaged in terrorism against Basque moderates and Spanish officials.
- Basque shirt
a knitted pullover shirt having a crew neck, long or short sleeves, and a pattern of horizontal stripes.
one of a people of unknown origin inhabiting the western Pyrenees regions in France and Spain. their language, not known to be related to any other language. (lowercase) a close-fitting bodice, sometimes having an extension that covers the hips. (lowercase) the extension of this bodice or of a doublet. of or relating to the Basques […]
a port in SE Iraq, N of the Persian Gulf. Contemporary Examples During his first day in Iraq, Mumford arrived at a hospital outside of Basra where he tried to pass as a photojournalist. Steve Mumford: The Artist Who Went to War Justin Jones February 27, 2014 Cpl. Rory MacKenzie, 31, who joined the British […]
a strip of wood glued lengthwise inside the belly of instruments of the violin family, used to spread vibrations over the surface.