Babuyan Islands

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Ba·bu·yan Islands

 (bä′bo͞o-yän′)
An island group of the Philippines that is separated from the northern coast of Luzon by the narrow Babuyan Channel. The group's five main islands include Babuyan Island in the northeast.
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Ba•bu•yan′ Is′lands

(ˌbɑ buˈyɑn)
n.pl.
a group of islands in the Philippines, N of Luzon. 225 sq. mi. (580 sq. km).
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