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 (nā′grōs, nĕ′-)
An island of the central Philippines in the Visayan Islands between Panay and Cebu. Sugarcane is important to its economy.
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(ˈneɪɡrəʊs; Spanish ˈneɣrɔs)
(Placename) an island of the central Philippines, one of the Visayan Islands. Capital: Bacolod. Pop: 3 700 000 (2000 est). Area: 12 704 sq km (4904 sq miles)
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(ˈneɪ groʊs)

an island of the central Philippines. 5043 sq. mi. (13,061 sq. km).
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Necessarily the thief must be one of his Negros. Sharp measures must be taken.
To all intents and purposes Roxy was as white as anybody, but the one sixteenth of her which was black outvoted the other fifteen parts and made her a Negro. She was a slave, and salable as such.
On frosty nights the humane Negro prowler would warm the end of the plank and put it up under the cold claws of chickens roosting in a tree; a drowsy hen would step on to the comfortable board, softly clucking her gratitude, and the prowler would dump her into his bag, and later into his stomach, perfectly sure that in taking this trifle from the man who daily robbed him of an inestimable treasure--his liberty--he was not committing any sin that God would remember against him in the Last Great Day.
Small Town Lottery (STL) operations in 26 towns and cities in Negros Occidental, including Bacolod City, have resumed.
Negros Occidental is introducing its newest tourism sites, including the soon-to-open Magikland, Visayas' first outdoor theme park in Silay City during this year's Philippine Travel Mart (PTM), which runs until Sunday.
Mary Ann Colmenares, chairman of the Small and Medium Enterprise Development (SMED) Council of Negros Occidental, noted such after the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CanCham) in the Philippines's President Julian Payne presented export opportunities in his country before local manufacturers in the capital city of Negros Occidental.
CHR laments PNP's refusal to share information on Negros killings !-- -- ( - August 27, 2019 - 2:11pm MANILA, Philippines The Commission on Human Rights lamented the Philippine National Police's refusal to give the agency documents about the recent string of shooting incidents in the Negros island.
BACOLOD CITY - The Army's 3rd Infantry Division (ID) has is realigned the operational boundaries of its two brigades in Negros island.
Anossa pertenca aos Agentes de Pastoral Negros significou criar um canal de conexao conosco mesmos e com nossas historias da fe ancestral.
No terceiro capitulo do livro W Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity, bell hooks, (1) intelectual, academica e feminista estadunidense, pesquisa livros criticos e autobiograficos elaborados por intelectuais negros e destaca reflexoes, memorias e relatos sobre infancia, juventude, escolarlzacao, processos de socializacao e de formacao intelectual entre homens negros.
En un articulo publicado recientemente por el diario estadounidense The New York Times se lee: "Para los negros cubanos, la revolucion no ha comenzado", afirmacion que le atribuye al escritor cubano Roberto Zurbano.