from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A long narrow island of the southwest Philippines north of Borneo. It lies between the Sulu Sea and the Palawan Passage of the South China Sea.
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- proper n. An island of the Philippines, in the Visayas island group
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There were 137 massacred in Palawan, 1590 died in Camp O'Donnell,
At a resort hotel in Palawan I had personalized inscriptions (inviting me to have sweet dreams) done in tippex on green leaves left on my pillow along with two sweets.
During my summer vacations in Palawan when I was small, one of the things I remember doing is throwing stones at tuko, those nocturnal foot-long lizards famous for two things: their eponymous call ( "too-ko, too-ko") and their viselike death grip.
Biodiversity Features Unlike that of Palawan, which is located between Borneo and the Philippines, the Sulu Archipelago's fauna is not Sundaic and, though rather small, is poorly known biologically.
The island of Palawan, which is separated from Borneo by a channel some 145 meters deep, has floristic affinities with both the Philippines and Borneo in the Sundaland Hotspot, and strong faunal affinities with the Sunda Shelf.
 Now known as Palawan; its northern part forms the province of
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 21 of 55 1624 Explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing the political, economic, commercial and religious conditions of those islands from their earliest relations with European nations to the close of the nineteenth century.
The protesters called on the government to stop the companies from pursuing mining operations in Palawan, which is a UNESCO
Miss Earth 2008 beauty contestant Charlotte Lagauzere, 23, of France emerges after a dip in the water at Sabang beach in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, which is the capital of the western Philippine island, on October 25, 2008.
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