Philippine Islands

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Noun1.Philippine Islands - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islandsPhilippine Islands - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Bataan, Corregidor - the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945
Leyte, Leyte invasion, Leyte Island - a battle in World War II; the return of United States troops to the Philippines began with landings on Leyte Island in October 1944; the battle marked first use of kamikaze aircraft by the Japanese
Cebu - one of the Visayan islands of the central Philippines; important for its fine harbor
Luzon - the main island of the Philippines
Mindanao - the second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago; mountainous and volcanic
Mindoro - a mountainous island in the central Philippines
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
Bisayas, Visayan Islands - group of islands in the central Philippines
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
Tagalog - a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila
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With a fair, fresh wind, the Pequod was now drawing nigh to these straits; Ahab purposing to pass through them into the Javan sea, and thence, cruising northwards, over waters known to be frequented here and there by the Sperm whale, sweep inshore by the Philippine Islands, and gain the far coast of Japan, in time for the great whaling season there.
A total of PHP46m was mistakenly withdrawn from Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) accounts during a recent glitch, an official with the bank said.
Duterte, who is running in the presidential elections under the banner of the PDP-Laban (Democratic Party of the Philippines-People's Struggle Coalition), had already submitted a formal request for the issuance of a certification to the Bank of Philippine Islands branch in Pasig where he allegedly maintains an account, his legal counsel said on Monday.
Was Fernandez warning the reader that he had to water down "the development of the Philippine Islands and the Filipino people" and delete the purportedly "controversial views"?
Bank of the Philippine Islands and IBM (NYSE: IBM) said it has signed a strategic partnership agreement to outsource BPI's existing IT infrastructure services to IBM.
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is the third largest private sector bank in the country and operates a network of more than 750 branches across the nation.
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) is the third largest private bank in The Philippines, and has more than 750 branches in its network, with the ability to transfer funds quickly and serve customers efficiently.
Admiral Hart thought otherwise and took steps accordingly to position the Asiatic Fleet to defend the Philippine Islands and the Dutch East Indies as well as it could.
10 June 2011 - Capital Intelligence confirmed on Thursday the long-term BB- and short-term B foreign currency ratings of the Bank of the Philippine Islands (PSE:BPI), which are the same as the ratings of the sovereign.
The Philippine Islands 1493-1803, as the publication was initially called, was the fruit of the most ambitious project by the Americans to rewrite the history of the Philippines after their occupation of the islands.
Exxon Mobil today announced that its subsidiary, Esso Exploration International Limited, and Mitra Energy Limited have agreed to explore for hydrocarbons in the deepwater Sandakan Basin southwest of the Philippine Islands.
This describes the last large-scale sea battle that the world might ever see, the naval complement of the US Army's battle to retake the Philippine Islands in the fall of 1944.

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