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A city of southwest Luzon, Philippines, on Manila Bay southwest of Manila. It has been an important naval base since Spanish times. The American facilities here were virtually destroyed in bombing raids by the Japanese on December 10, 1941.
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(Placename) a port in the N Philippines, in S Luzon on Manila Bay: a former US naval base. Pop: 109 000 (2005 est)
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Ca•vi•te(kəˈvi ti, -teɪ, kɑ-)
a seaport on W central Luzon, in the N Philippines, on Manila Bay. 87,666.
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