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Que·zon City

 (kā′sôn′, -sōn′)
The largest city of the Philippines, in central Luzon adjoining Manila. Chiefly residential with a textile industry, it was the official capital of the Philippines from 1948 to 1976.

Quezon City

(Placename) a city in the Philippines, on central Luzon adjoining Manila: capital of the Philippines from 1948 to 1976; seat of the University of the Philippines (1908). Pop: 2 173 831 (2000)

Que′zon Cit′y

(ˈkeɪ zɒn, -soʊn)
a city on W central Luzon Island, in the Philippines, NE of Manila: former national capital (1948–76). 1,989,000.
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Noun1.Quezon City - city on Luzon adjoining Manila
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
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The proven journeyman rider is no stranger to winning the Gold Cup, having piloted the likes of Wind Blown, Pugad Lawin and Dixie Gold to stellar victories in the local classic.
In July 1896, a month before the outbreak of the Revolution, or the Cry of Pugad Lawin, Luna, moved by his 'duty as a loyal son of Spain,' informed the director of the Municipal Laboratory of Manila of a secret society called the Katipunan.
30 at the UP Diliman campus in Quezon City, where the Bonifacio Monument was transferred from Pugad Lawin in November 1968.
The National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) records that on 23 August 1984, the National Historical Institute (NHI) placed a marker on Seminary Road in Barangay Bahay Toro behind Toro Hills High School, the Quezon City General Hospital, and the San Jose Seminary - a place now famous in Philippine history called Pugad Lawin - which reads:
August 23 is also the official day of the Cry of Pugad Lawin in 1896, which marked the beginning of the Philippine revolution against Spanish colonizers.
Protesters commemorated on Wednesday the Cry of Pugad Lawin as the 'Shout for Life,' expressing outrage over the death of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos in the drug war that has claimed the lives of thousands.
The nation observes on November 30 the 151st birth anniversary of Andres Bonifacio, who founded in 1896 the Katipunan (Kataas-taasan, Kagalang-galangan, Katipunan ng mga Anak ng Bayan), a secret society that laid the groundwork for the first Philippine Republic, and led the Cry of Pugad Lawin, that began the struggle for liberation from Spanish colonial rule.
The screening committee, chaired by Andres Luna de San Pedro with Vicente Francisco and Tomas Mapua as members, awarded the P3,000-first prize to Batang Elias (Tolentino), and the P2,000-second prize to Pugad Lawin 'because his work is the most original under the tenets of modern art.
Of our heroes of the Propaganda period and the Philipine Revolution sparked by the Cry at Pugad Lawin in August, 1896, their most striking quality was how young they all were.