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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An island of the Philippines, in the Visayas island group


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