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[American Spanish, from Nahuatl camotli.]


a sweet potato
[C19: from Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl camotli]
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Tamano said in 2016, over 840,000 South Koreans visited the region, mostly staying in Cebu's islands, including Bantayan, Mactan, Camotes, Oslob and Malapascua and downtown Cebu City.
Called the "lost horizon of the south," Camotes Islands boasts wide selection of beaches, dive sites, and other natural attractions, offering a serious sanctuary to recharge, reflect, and basically chill.
The two regional nominees for Central Visayas are barangays Mayana in Naga City and Esperanza in San Francisco, Camotes Island, all in Cebu Province.
Cebu City - Local authorities are attending to the survivors of the sinking of a motorboat off San Francisco town, Camotes Island, Cebu, Tuesday morning.
MANILA, Philippines Two person drowned when a motorized boat capsized in the waters off Camotes island on Tuesday.
Legarda enjoined the public to watch the episode on the Camotes Island Mangrove Swamp Forest Reserve, described as a precious fortress in Central Visayas.
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.
It was on the way to Camotes Island, one hour away.
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.
Ese estudio demostro que los camotes con colores poco familiares son aceptados por los consumidores, siempre y cuando las otras caracteristicas sensoriales como sabor, textura, aroma, sabor basico o distintivo sean tambien aceptadas.
No es que Francisco se proponga introducir cambios en todos esos temas, sino que mas bien le quiere medir el agua a los camotes, como suele decirse en Mexico.