Mindanao

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Min·da·na·o

 (mĭn′də-nä′ō, -nou′)
An island of the southern Philippines northeast of Borneo. Mindanao is the country's second largest and second most populous island.

Mindanao

(ˌmɪndəˈnaʊ)
n
(Placename) the second largest island of the Philippines, in the S part of the archipelago: mountainous and volcanic. Chief towns: Davao, Zamboanga. Pop: 13 626 338 (2000). Area: (including offshore islands) 94 631 sq km (36 537 sq miles)

Min•da•na•o

(ˌmɪn dəˈnɑ oʊ, -ˈnaʊ)

n.
the second largest island of the Philippines, in the S part. 10,908,730; 36,537 sq. mi. (94,631 sq. km).
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