Translation of querencia in English:



  • 1.1 (instinto, tendencia) homing instinct 1.2 [literario/literary] (hogar, terruño) el ansiado retorno a la querencia the longed-for return to one's homeland/one's country/one's home town 1.3 [Tauromaquia/Bullfighting]spot to which the bull tends to return

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.