A town in the Basque Provinces of northern Spain, to the east of Bilbao; population 16,255 (2008). Formerly the seat of a Basque parliament, it was bombed in 1937, during the Spanish Civil War, by German planes in support of Franco, an event depicted in a famous painting by Picasso. Full name Guernica y Lunoiː ˈluːnəʊ.
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