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Meaning of Basque

Basque

Pronunciation: (bask), [key]
— n.
  1. one of a people of unknown origin inhabiting the western Pyrenees regions in France and Spain.
  2. their language, not known to be related to any other language.
  3. (l.c.) a close-fitting bodice, sometimes having an extension that covers the hips.
  4. (l.c.) the extension of this bodice or of a doublet.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the Basques or their language.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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