What does Basque mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Basquenoun

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

  2. Basquenoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. Basquenoun

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

    Etymology: 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.

  2. Basqueadjective

    Relative to the Basque people or their language.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. Basquenoun

    The language of the Basque people.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. basquenoun

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

    Etymology: 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.

  5. basquenoun

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

    Etymology: 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. Basqueadjective

    pertaining to Biscay, its people, or their language

  2. Basquenoun

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

  3. Basquenoun

    the language spoken by the Basque people

  4. Basquenoun

    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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Basque

    bask, adj. relating to the Basques, or their wonderful language, with its extreme variability of dialects—the only example of a consistently incorporating language.—n. a native of the Basque provinces: the distinctive language of the Basques: a kind of short-skirted jacket worn by women, a continuation of the bodice a little below the waist.—adj. Basqued (baskt), furnished with a basque.—n. Basq′uine, an outer petticoat worn by Basque and Spanish women. [Fr. Basque—Low L. Vasco, an inhabitant of Vasconia, whence Gascony. The Basques themselves call their tongue Eskuara, Euscara, whence the Fr. Euscarien.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basque in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basque in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Basque in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Try to imagine Israel funding Basque independence organizations.

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