HyperDic: philippine_islands

English > 1 sense of the expression Philippine Islands:
NOUNlocationPhilippine Islands, Philippinesan archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
English > Philippine Islands: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningAn archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands.
Instance ofarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
MembersTagalogA member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila
Part ofPacific, Pacific OceanThe largest ocean in the world
PartsCebuOne of the Visayan islands of the central Philippines
LuzonThe main island of the Philippines
MindanaoThe second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago
MindoroA mountainous island in the central Philippines
Philippines, Republic of the PhilippinesA republic on the Philippine Islands
Visayan Islands, Bisayasgroup of islands in the central Philippines
Region ofBataan, CorregidorThe peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II
Leyte, Leyte Island, Leyte invasionA battle in World War II
SpanishArchipiélago de Filipinas, Filipinas, Philippines
CatalanArxipèlag de Filipines, Filipines

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