Definition of Basques

1. Noun. (plural of Basque) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of basque) ¹

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Definition of Basques

1. basque [n] - See also: basque

Lexicographical Neighbors of Basques

basophilic degeneration
basophilic leukaemia
basophilic leukocyte
basophilic leukocytosis
basophilic leukopenia
basophilic substance
basosquamous carcinoma
basques (current term)

Literary usage of Basques

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Races of Europe: A Sociological Study (Lowell Institute Lectures) by William Zebina Ripley (1899)
"The best modern authorities on the basques are R. Collignon, Anthropologie du sud-ouest de la France, Mem. Soc. d'Anth., serie iii, i, 1895, fasc. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"On the 20th of September, 1831, basques gave a power of attorney to Don ... Two days afterwards basques sold and conveyed the grant for the sum of $150 to ..."

3. A History of Spain from the Earliest Times to the Death of Ferdinand the by Ulick Ralph ( Burke (1895)
"In addition to these, no less than 200000 basques are said to have ... Among the many curious books that have been published about the basques may be ..."

4. The Zincali: Or, An Account of the Gypsies of Spain. With an Original by George Henry Borrow (1843)
"The -Popular Poetry— basques assert that it was not only the original language of Spain, but also of the world, and that from it all other languages are ..."

5. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"Everything tends to show that the basques are but the remnant of a great people whom we may set down with certainty as the pra>Aryan inhabitants of Spain ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"It was early remarked by the classical scholars among the basques after the Renaissance that certain names in the ancient toponymy of Spain, ..."

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