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An island of the northwest Philippines. It is the largest and most populous island in the archipelago.


(Placename) the main and largest island of the Philippines, in the N part of the archipelago, separated from the other islands by the Sibuyan Sea: important agriculturally, producing most of the country's rice, with large forests and rich mineral resources; industrial centres at Manila and Batangas. Capital: Quezon City. Pop: 39 500 000 (2000). Area: 108 378 sq km (41 845 sq miles)



the chief island of the Philippines, in the N part. 26,078,985; 40,420 sq. mi. (104,688 sq. km). Cap.: Manila.
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Philippine Islands, Philippines - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
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If you lose important players to injury, you're going to lose games and Luzon had to deal with that.
Guy Luzon was sacked as boss of Charlton last night after his side's 3-0 home defeat by Brentford left them in the relegation zone.
A lawmaker is urgently seeking the revival of the Pampanga River Control System (PRCS) to help mitigate the annual flooding of the Pampanga River that causes untold economic and human toll in Central Luzon and Metro Manila.
Raging floodwaters and landslides triggered by the typhoon in the island of Luzon killed scores recently.
Manila: Overflowing creeks and a river marooned five villages in a town in Isabela, in northern Luzon, before the landfall of Typhoon Koppu on Sunday.
Acting weather bureau chief Esperanza Cayanan said Saturday heavy rains are expected to inundate many areas on the main northern island of Luzon even before the typhoon makes landfall early Sunday, and 24 hours thereafter.
BEING sent to the stands for celebrating an add-on time winner was a price worth paying for Charlton head coach Guy Luzon after his side beat Hull City 2-1 at The Valley.
CHARLTON gaffer Guy Luzon has revealed he started ex-Celtic striker Tony Watt on the bench against QPR on Saturday after a training ground infraction.
He made 14 appearances, helping to keep four clean sheets, but has been deemed surplus to requirements by Athletic boss Guy Luzon.
Of the 18 players in the squad named by Guy Luzon for Tuesday's 2-0 defeat at Championship leaders Derby County, just five were around when Chris Powell was sacked just short of 12 months ago.
Charlton were awful in the first half and were booed off, with fans calling for new manager Guy Luzon to be fired after just four games in charge.
IF energy and enthusiasm can revive a club's fortunes, then Charlton are in safe hands with Guy Luzon.