Navarre meaning

nə-vär, nä-
A historical region and former kingdom of southwest Europe in the Pyrenees of northern Spain and southwest France. Inhabited from early times by ancestors of the Basques, it was ruled by a Basque dynasty from the 9th to the 13th century. The southern part was annexed to Spain (1512–1515), while the northern part remained an independent kingdom until it was incorporated into the French crown lands in 1589.
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Historical region & former kingdom in NE Spain & SW France.
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Region in NE Spain: 4,024 sq mi (10,422 sq km); cap. Pamplona.
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