historical region in SW France, in the Pyrenees
A historical region and former province of southwest France in the western Pyrenees. The region was autonomous until 1620.
- A former viscounty in the southwestern French Pyrenees, which became part of the French royal domain before it was united with the French crown, together with Navarra, as a single feudal province of the French realm
- Béarn and the (Basque) region Lower Navarre formed the present département of the Basses-Pyrenées ('Lower Pyrenees')
From French Béarn.