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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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