Philippine Islands

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Noun1.Philippine Islands - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islandsPhilippine Islands - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Bataan, Corregidor - the peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945
Leyte, Leyte invasion, Leyte Island - a battle in World War II; the return of United States troops to the Philippines began with landings on Leyte Island in October 1944; the battle marked first use of kamikaze aircraft by the Japanese
Cebu - one of the Visayan islands of the central Philippines; important for its fine harbor
Luzon - the main island of the Philippines
Mindanao - the second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago; mountainous and volcanic
Mindoro - a mountainous island in the central Philippines
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
Bisayas, Visayan Islands - group of islands in the central Philippines
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
Tagalog - a member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila
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With a fair, fresh wind, the Pequod was now drawing nigh to these straits; Ahab purposing to pass through them into the Javan sea, and thence, cruising northwards, over waters known to be frequented here and there by the Sperm whale, sweep inshore by the Philippine Islands, and gain the far coast of Japan, in time for the great whaling season there.
Sand Cay is located near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea [Editor's note: there is another Philippine Island also named Sand Cay located close to the Philippines in the Sulu Sea.]
The Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), a Philippine's banking institution, has issued a warning to customers about a new credit card fraud.
Duterte, who is running in the presidential elections under the banner of the PDP-Laban (Democratic Party of the Philippines-People's Struggle Coalition), had already submitted a formal request for the issuance of a certification to the Bank of Philippine Islands branch in Pasig where he allegedly maintains an account, his legal counsel said on Monday.
Bank of the Philippine Islands and IBM (NYSE: IBM) said it has signed a strategic partnership agreement to outsource BPI's existing IT infrastructure services to IBM.
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) has the ability to transfer funds quickly and serve customers efficiently.
Bank of the Philippine Islands: PHP899 billion (US$21 billion) as at June 30, 2012
Admiral Hart thought otherwise and took steps accordingly to position the Asiatic Fleet to defend the Philippine Islands and the Dutch East Indies as well as it could.
citizens of the risks of travel to the southern Philippine islands of Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago.
Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI.PH) has signed a contract with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group.
I ordered 'The Philippine Islands' for the Ethnological Survey and also for this bureau.

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