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A city of northwest Negros Island in the south-central Philippines. It is a major port and processing center in a sugarcane region.
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(Placename) a town in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Negros Island. Pop: 468 000 (2005 est)
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(bɑˈkoʊ lɔd)

a seaport on N Negros, in the central Philippines. 262,415.
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