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. The Basque separatist movement ETA is carrying on an armed struggle against the Spanish government
A close-fitting bodice extending from the shoulders to the waist and typically with a short continuation below waist level
French name for Basque Country.
A region of the western Pyrenees in both France and Spain, the homeland of the Basque people
An autonomous region of northern Spain, on the Bay of Biscay; capital, Vitoria
A ballet step in three beats, with a circular movement of the right leg on the second beat