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(Plants) any of the coarse tropical grasses of the genus Imperata, esp I. cylindrica and I. exaltata of the Philippines, which are used for thatching
[from Spanish cogón, from Tagalog kugon]
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a tall coarse grass, Imperata cylindrica, of the tropics and subtropics, used widely for thatching.
[1895–1900; < Sp < Tagalog kugon]
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Nicolas said another firefight took place several minutes later in Barangay Cogon that lasted for about 10 minutes, resulting in the death of a certain Ka Nasi.
It will reopen in December with its cogon villas with spacious high-ceilings, surrounded by lush greenery and other highly rated amenities that carry a Filipino tropical theme.
Police are worried the five suspects, arrested last week by members of the Cogon Police Station in this city, could go scot-free if charges could not be filed against them.
B'laans called the place 'Colon-biao', due to the presence of cogon grass and towering nut trees back in the day.
CEBU CITY--The body of a 14-year-old girl was found inside a septic tank in a school in Barangay Cogon, Danao City, northern Cebu.
Balakbak has a wide trail lined by a foliage of cogon grass and sporadic trees.
A total of 1,102 residents of Cogon Village, Irosin town, Sorsogon Province, located within Bulusan Vocano's four-kilometre permanent danger zone, were brought down to Gallanosa Bataional High School in San Pedro village of the same own, said Undersecretary Alexander Pama, also head of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC)
Distant Village - Cogon Grass Cuff Top Gift Bags are handmade from Cogon grass fibers with twist handles.
Cogon Systems, Inc, a US-based healthcare software company, has been awarded a Research, Development, Test and Evaluation contract by the US Army's Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), a subordinate element of the United States Army Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), to develop clinical decision support tools for hand held computer use.
Cesar Pamaong, a lotto operator in Barangay Cogon, had to close his outlet, which he had been operating since 1999.