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An island of the west-central Philippines south of Luzon. It was colonized by Spain starting in 1570.


(Placename) a mountainous island in the central Philippines, south of Luzon. Pop: 1 062 000 (2000 est). Area: 9736 sq km (3759 sq miles)


(mɪnˈdɔr oʊ, -ˈdoʊr oʊ)

a central island of the Philippines. 669,369; 3922 sq. mi. (10,158 sq. km).
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Noun1.Mindoro - a mountainous island in the central PhilippinesMindoro - a mountainous island in the central Philippines
Philippine Islands, Philippines - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
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Moderately strong quake jolts Mindoro !-- -- Helen Flores (The Philippine Star) - September 4, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines A magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook parts of Mindoro on Monday night, but no damage or injuries were reported, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs).
Start of the 12-day mission of a research team that found up to 30 Mindoro dwarf buffalos, or 'tamaraws' (Bubalus mindorensis), a critically endangered animal species, grazing on Mt.
Two lady cops were lauded by the provincial government of Oriental Mindoro for winning taekwondo gold medals in an international competition in China.
Lubang, Occidental Mindoro -- (all levels, public and private)
Contractor address : Aplaya 3, Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro Bongabong Oriental Mindoro, Region IV-B, Philippines
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (Meti) of Japan are looking into the possibility of putting up a microgrid system in Mindoro.
Former special assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence 'Bong' Go is welcomed by people in Socorro, Mindoro Oriental where he pledged to put up a Malasakit Centre soon.
Mindoro Team also known as Mangyan Tribe clinched the championship title in the sixth season of Dessert Warriors League (DWL) Hoopfest held at Michael Debakey School recently.
Mindoro Resources Ltd (TSX VENTURE:MIO) (ASX:MDO.AX)(Frankfurt::WKN) announced on Thursday that it has received commitments for CAD1.2m in Australia under its private placement which was announced on 22 November 2011.
Mindoro Resources Ltd.today announced that pursuant to the second and final closing of a private placement announced June 6, 2010, it has received gross proceeds of approximately CDN$2.7 million from the sale of 13,165,593 units.
THE INTERNATIONAL Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank is to invest about Canadian dollars CAD2.1 million (US dollars USD2 million) in Edmonton, Alberta-based Mindoro Resources Ltd to support a nickel exploration project in the Philippines.
When Mindoro Resources released its 2006 drill program, investors were reminded of the vast mineral rich land package held by the company--28 prospects with gold, copper and nickel mineralization to be exact.