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  • Basque cross, or "lauburu," * a symbol of prosperity, is to the Basque what the fleur-de-lys is to France, and though you won't find as many French streets "fleurdelisé," * when in Basque country you will see the cross-shaped lauburu partout!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Basque cross, or "lauburu,"* a symbol of prosperity, is to the Basque what the fleur-de-lys is to France, and though you won't find as many French streets "fleurdelisé,"* when in Basque country you will see the cross-shaped lauburu partout!

    French Word-A-Day:

  • “There’s a four-branched version called the lauburu that is used by the separatist Basque movement.”

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  • The Basque four-headed national symbol, resembling a fylfot or svastika made with teardrops: lau "four" + buru "head"

    March 4, 2009