Navarrese

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • prop. a Navarrese Of or pertaining to Navarre.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • navarrese Of or pertaining to Navarre or its inhabitants.
    • n navarrese A native or an inhabitant of Navarre, a former kingdom of western Europe, now included in France and Spain, in the western Pyrenees. The last king of Navarre, who became founder of the Bourbon line of French kings as Henry IV., bore the double title of “king of France and of Navarre,” which title was retained by his successors down to 1830.
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Usage

In literature:

When we Navarrese begin to play tennis, we forget everything else.
"Carmen" by Prosper Merimee
The quiet, slow eyes had alone seen into the hearts of the wild Navarrese mountaineers and knew the way to rule them.
"The Velvet Glove" by Henry Seton Merriman
The Navarrese we know of wore no such perilous fetters.
"Chivalry" by James Branch Cabell
The Navarrese we know of wore no such perilous fetters about her neck.
"Chivalry" by James Branch Cabell
The French had nine battalions or divisions, their archers or light troops being Lombards or Navarrese and Provencals.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
It was by a feint of this description that the second game was decided in favour of the Navarrese.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, Number 361, November, 1845." by Various
With the bayonet, as far as I could learn, they were impetuous in the onset, and stubborn, especially the Navarrese.
"Romantic Spain" by John Augustus O'Shea
Claire snatched a broad Navarrese bonnet and went.
"The White Plumes of Navarre" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
The Navarrese reserved their fire till they saw the former battalion within fifty yards of them, and then poured in a deadly volley.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, No. 362, December 1845" by Various
Thus the Western Lower-Navarrese is spoken in a part of the ancient Labourd; the Biscayan in Guipuzcoa.
"Basque Legends" by Wentworth Webster
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