See also: vascones



Latinized form of Proto-Basque *euscala or Aquitanian euskara or Vasconic or Basque euskera, euskara, the tribe's self-given ethnonym.

Location of the Vascones in Hispania


Proper nounEdit

Vasconēs m pl (genitive Vasconum); third declension

  1. A pre-Roman tribe who inhabited a region in the northeastern part of Hispania Tarraconensis, between the Iberus and the Pyrenees and stretching as far as the northern coast, in the present Navarre


Third-declension noun, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Vasconēs
Genitive Vasconum
Dative Vasconibus
Accusative Vasconēs
Ablative Vasconibus
Vocative Vasconēs


  • Galician: Bascuas (place name)


  • Vascones in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Vascones in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Vascones in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Vascones in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Vascones in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly