Lingayen Gulf


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Lin·ga·yen Gulf

 (lĭng′gä-yĕn′)
An inlet of the South China Sea on the western coast of Luzon, Philippines. It was captured by the Japanese in December 1941 and retaken by American forces in January 1945.

Lingayen Gulf

(ˈlɪŋɡɑːˈjɛn)
n
(Placename) a large inlet of the South China Sea in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Luzon: site of the Japanese landing in the 1941 invasion
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In its latest severe weather bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) reported that Jenny, which was downgraded to a tropical depression, emerged over the Lingayen Gulf at around 3 a.m.
The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) lifted all tropical cyclone wind signals early yesterday morning as Jenny exited the landmass of Luzon and moved toward Lingayen Gulf at around 3 a.m.
It has reached the Lingayen Gulf at about 3 a.m., according to Pagasa.
Heroes of Pangasinan -- Pangasinan 2nd District Representative Leopoldo Bataoil tries to cheer up the elderly and somehow weary World War II Pangasinan veterans attending the commemoration of the 73rd Lingayen Gulf Landings of the Allied Forces and 11th Pangasinan Veterans' Day at the Pangasinan Veterans Memorial Park in Lingayen.
Bataoil bared the pension-hike measure during the recent celebration of the 73rd Lingayen Gulf Landing and 11th Pangasinan Veterans Day when he was guest of honor and speaker.
After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and invaded the Philippines, Ramsey's regiment was ordered north to oppose the enemy landings in Lingayen Gulf.
Surface water was also sampled during 2015 in Sual Bay, an area in the openwater Lingayen Gulf to gauge coastal salinities during the dry and rainy southwest monsoon seasons.
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Manila: A Philippine governor is facing trial over alleged illegal black sand mining operations on the shores of Lingayen Gulf, the anti-graft watchdog's office said.
9, 1945, during World War II, American forces began landing on the shores of Lingayen Gulf in the Philippines as the Battle of Luzon got underway, resulting in an Allied victory over Imperial Japanese forces.
I was stationed as a CID agent with an MP unit at "Base M" in San Fernando, La Union, which is at the northeastern shore of Lingayen Gulf, about 170 miles north of Manila.