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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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I think there was a special bond between the two because they were both Ilokanos.
Ilokanos love using the fruit, called alukon, for cooking.
"I'm appealing to the LGUs in Region 1 to enact an ordinance mandating the incorporation of the history of the epic "Battle of Bessang Pass" and other local battles in the country during the war in the schools' subject to let the students know about the heroism of the Filipinos particularly the Ilokanos," said retired Lieutenant General Ernesto G.
It strains credulity to assume that Ilokanos developed a deep-seated pasyon idiom in this interval and that that idiom enabled them to conceive of a pattern to universal history and of their role in it.
Among Ilokanos, Bikolanos and Tagalogs, leaves of apocynaceae or "pandakakiputi"as cataplasm on abdomen traditionally employed to induce parturition (de Padua, et.
The Ilokanos almost always surround their houses with marunggay or fruit trees.
'Sana we should never forget that we are Pangasinenses, we are Visayans, we are Warays, we are Ilokanos, but at the end of the day, we are Filipinos.
Speaking recently at the group's 40th anniversary assembly at the Lyceum of the Philippines University in place of his senator-dad, who had another engagement in Pagadian City, Sandro called for unity among Ilokanos.
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This was followed by lumpia inspired by the decadent Negrenses; then dinakdakan by the Ilokanos; sinigang by the Pampangenos; pyanggang of the Tausugs; and kuning of the Maranaos.
"Among the tropical fabrics in the Philippines, the Abel of the Ilokanos is one of the famous pieces.