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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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2003
Subject:
Linguistics
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A non-Indo-European language, Basque is spoken by close to 1 million people in the western Pyrenees—more precisely, in a 50-kilometer

Basques

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
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History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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736 words

The Vascones or Basques are first recorded shortly before the turn of the Christian era, when they, along with the

Basque Country

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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68 words

Region of the w Pyrenees in both Spain and France, consisting of the provinces of Alava, Guipúzcoa, and parts of

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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106 words

Indigenous people of the w Pyrenees in n Spain and sw France, numbering c.3,900,000. Their language is not related

Basque Country

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Daniele Conversi

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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668 words
The Basque Country (Euskadi in Basque) is commonly accepted to include seven provinces spanning the French-Spanish frontier: within Spain, the Autonomous Community of Euskadi comprises ... More
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006
a member of a people living in the Basque Country of France and Spain. Culturally one of the most distinct groups in Europe, the Basques were largely independent until the 19th century; ... More

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