[gwair-ni-kuh; Spanish ger-nee-kah] /ˈgwɛər nɪ kə; Spanish gɛrˈni kɑ/

Basque town in northern Spain: bombed and destroyed in 1937 by German planes helping the insurgents in the Spanish Civil War.
(italics) a painting (1937) by Pablo Picasso.
/ɡɜːˈniːkə; ˈɡɜːnɪkə; Spanish ɡɛrˈnika/
a town in N Spain: formerly the seat of a Basque parliament; destroyed in 1937 by German bombers during the Spanish Civil War, an event depicted in one of Picasso’s most famous paintings. Pop: 15 454 (2003 est) Basque name Gernika


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