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Biarritz (byärēts´), town (1990 pop. 28,887), Pyrénées-Atlantiques dept., SW France, on the Bay of Biscay near the Spanish border. An ancient fishing village, it was a favorite vacation spot of Napoleon III and Empress Eugénie, whose visits sparked the growth of Biarritz into one of the world's most fashionable sea resorts. The Museum of the Sea contains an aquarium and research center.

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Biarritz a seaside resort in SW France, on the Bay of Biscay, which was made fashionable after 1854 by Napoleon III and the Empress Eugénie; Biarritz later became especially popular with British visitors.

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