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also I·lo·ka·no  (ē′lō-kä′nō)
n. pl. Ilocano or I·lo·ca·nos also Ilokano or I·lo·ka·nos
1. A member of an agricultural people of northern Luzon in the Philippines.
2. The Austronesian language of the Ilocano.
Relating to the Ilocano or their language or culture.

[Spanish Ilócano, from Ilocano Ilóko, people who live along the shore (unattested sense), Austronesian people of the Philippines; perhaps akin to luék, luók, cove.]
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or I•lo•ka•no

(ˌi loʊˈkɑ noʊ)

n., pl. -nos, (esp. collectively) -no.
1. a member of a people of the Philippines, mainly of NW and central Luzon.
2. the Austronesian language of the Ilocanos.
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