Bilbao

Bilbao (Bilba`o) , capital of the Basque prov. of Biscay, in Spain; a commercial city of ancient date, famous at one time for its steel, specially in Queen Elizabeth's time, when a rapier was called a “bilbo.”

Population (circa 1900) given as 50,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Bijapur` * Bilderdijk, Willem
Biela's Comet
Bielefeld
Bielu`ka
Bienne, Lake of
Bifröst
Bigelow, Erastus Brigham
Big-endians
Biggar
Biglow
Bijapur`
Bilba`o
Bilderdijk, Willem
Bile
Billaud-Varennes, Jean Nicolas
Billaut, Adam
Billings, Robert William
Billingsgate
Billington, Elizabeth
Bilney, Thomas
Bilocation
Bimetallism