from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island of the central Philippines in the Visayan Islands northwest of Negros. Corn and rice are among its crops.
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- proper n. An island of the Philippines, located in the Visayas
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It is one hundred leguas in circumference, and has sixteen encomenderos, and fourteen religious of the order of St. Augustine, in six monasteries founded there -- one on the river of Panay, which is in the royal crown lands of your Highness, and the other five monasteries in villages of the encomenderos.
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 09 of 55 1593-1597 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 town of Arevalo, of which mention is made above, was founded in the island of Panay, which is one of the best islands of this archipelago.
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 07 of 55 1588-1591 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
Antique is located on the island of Panay, which is situated in the west-central part of the Philippine archipelago.
Some, however, waited to sail on the '' Panay '' which sailed on December
a lowly barber among them who does not have a Leica or Contax camera with which, until the sinking of the "Panay," they wandered around, photographing the Canal, the islands around the Canal, the coast line, and the topography of the region.
Sitting here pondering the matter, the only point at which I can see the US going to war sooner would be 12 December 1937 when the USS Panay was sunk on the Yangtze River.
Even the unwarranted attack and sinking by the Japanese of the U.S. gunboat Panay on the Yangtze River, which wounded or killed several sailors, did not deter the peace movement.
In other islands, such as Panay and Negros, Filipino patriots declared their own independent republics.
Supposedly he was awarded the Medal of Honor in 1932 for risking his life to rescue men from the gunboat Panay when it was shelled in the
Panos Panay: With both a business and a band, you start with a vision and a blank canvas.
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