- Example sentences
- She was referring to the picture of me dressed in a basque, stockings, suspenders and a thong that had been circulating on everybody's mobile phone.
- Shops all over the city have been ransacked for boots, basques, garters, stockings and suspenders and other distinctly racy garments by theatre-goers determined to join in the spirit of the gender-bending theatrical phenomenon.
- He had hired a crazy wig and wore a slinky black dress, black stockings and a basque.
- the Basque languageel euskera or vasco or vascuencethe Basque Countryel País Vasco
Euskadi (masculine)Example sentences
- In these simple clubs, whose name in the ancient Basque language means ‘corner’, attendance is by invitation only.
- They sing and improvise in Euskera, the Basque language.
- The Basque language is extremely difficult and complex.
- 1.1 countable (person)vasco, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)1.2 uncountable (language)Example sentences
- During the period of Spanish colonization, Basques from Spain had often taken administrative posts overseas.
- The distinctive Basque culture was recognized by the rulers of Castile until the nineteenth century, when the Basques ' privileges were removed by the Spanish court.
- Although the Basque country is divided between France and Spain, the Basques have maintained an identity separate from both states.
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