Definitions for Basquebæsk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a member of a people living in the W Pyrenees and adjacent Atlantic coastal areas of N Spain and SW France.

    Category: Peoples

  2. the language of the Basques, not of close affinity with any other language.

    Category: Peoples

  3. (l.c.) a close-fitting bodice.

    Category: Clothing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Basque(noun)

    a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain

  2. Basque(noun)

    the language of the Basque people; of no known relation to any other language


  1. Basque(Noun)

    A member of a people living in the western Pyrenees and the Bay of Biscay in France and Spain.

  2. Basque(Adjective)

    Relative to the Basque people or their language.

  3. Basque(ProperNoun)

    The language of the Basque people.

  4. basque(Noun)

    The part of a waistcoat etc. extending below the waist.

  5. basque(Noun)

    A woman's close-fitting bodice having such a feature; a corset.

  6. Origin: From Vascones, a Roman era tribe in the Franco-Cantabrian region of southern Europe who were ancestors of the current Basque population. Cognate to Gascon; see Gascony for details.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Basque(adj)

    pertaining to Biscay, its people, or their language

  2. Basque(noun)

    one of a race, of unknown origin, inhabiting a region on the Bay of Biscay in Spain and France

  3. Basque(noun)

    the language spoken by the Basque people

  4. Basque(noun)

    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


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