Saint-Jean-de-Luz(redirected from Donibane Lohitzune)
Saint-Jean-de-Luz(săN-zhäN-də-lüz), town (1990 pop. 13,181), Pyrénées-Atlantiques dept., SW France, in the Basque Provinces (see BasquesBasques
, people of N Spain and SW France. There are about 2 million Basques in the three Basque provs. and Navarre, Spain; some 250,000 in Labourd, Soule, and Lower Navarre, France; and communities of various sizes in Central and South America and other parts of the world.
..... Click the link for more information. ), on the Bay of Biscay. It is a beach resort with a casino and a sardine- and tuna-fishing port. Louis XIV married (1660) Marie Thérèse of Austria there. Saint-Jean-de-Luz has a 16th-century Basque church.