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[American Spanish, from Nahuatl camotli.]


a sweet potato
[C19: from Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl camotli]
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One of the bodies found was identified as Bontilao Golano Jr, personal secretary of Mayor Jesus Fernandez of Pilar town in Camotes, Cebu province, the mayor's office said in a report, adding that the bodies of three infants and seaman Lorenzo Salinas had been recovered late on Friday night.
The ferry overturned minutes after pulling out of the port on its voyage to one of the Camotes Islands, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) to the south.
Spokesman Armand Balilo said the wooden outrigger ferry was leaving Ormoc for the Camotes Islands, about 27 miles to the south, when it was lashed by strong waves.
Huge waves battered the MBCA Kim-Nirvana, bound for Camotes island in central Cebu province from the port of Ormoc, the coast guard said.
The road facilities going to Cebu s tourism sites like Camotes, Malapascua and Bantayan as primitive and far from being considered world-class.
This one combines corvina fish, lime juice, onion, cilantro, corn and roasted camotes.