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Bilbao, the capital of Bizkaia, was known for its steel. So well known that a type of sword popular in England and America was called a bilbo, after the Basque city. (In Basque, the name of Bilbao is Bilbo…) ┬áIn Basque, they were called Labana Bizkaitarrak. These swords were made in Bilbao and exported widely. […]