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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.]


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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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.
He rallied for three million Ilokanos to, again, show unity in 2016 and, like in the past, deliver a "solid north" vote for his dad.
Among Ilokanos, Bikolanos and Tagalogs, leaves of apocynaceae or "pandakakiputi"as cataplasm on abdomen traditionally employed to induce parturition (de Padua, et.
Not only that, although he does understand now the dark days of martial law because he went to college in Metro Manila, he says Ilokanos did benefit from martial law in terms of infrastructure and social services, much more than in other parts of the Philippines because the Apo (Marcos) did attend to their region.
Among the tropical fabrics in the Philippines, the Abel of the Ilokanos is one of the famous pieces.
By tradition, Ilokanos are among the stingiest in the country, with Boholanos a close second.
Anos Fonacier, an Ilokano, was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work in promoting tourism particularly in Cebu and Bohol.
Toward the end of your novel Poon, Apolinario Mabini expounds on the importance of unity in a conversation with the main character, Eustaquio Samson, If only we could learn to trust one another - Tagalogs trusting Ilokanos, Pampangos trusting Tagalogs.
From the Luzon cluster, the characters identified were Pumbakhayon, Bugan and Aliguyon from the "Hudhud" of the Ifugaos; Banna from the "Ullalim" of Kalinga; Lam-ang from "Biag ni Lam-ang" of the Ilokanos and "Kudaman" from Kudaman of Palawan.
Apparently then, she remains well-known, and revered among Ilokanos.
I like to describe Don Belong as a truly great Ilokano.
The Ilokanos call their blood stew dinardaraan, a version of dinuguan that has crispy meat, as opposed to the Tagalogs' softer version, while maintaining a similar texture in the blood sauce.