American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Rizal, José 1861-1896. Philippine national leader and writer. Having been exiled (1892-1896) for his political novels, he was arrested on his return, charged with sedition, and executed, an act that precipitated an insurrection against Spanish rule (1896-1898).
“30 December, the day of his execution, has been made a national holiday by the American Government and $50,000 appropriated for a monument to his memory; a new province, adjacent to Manila, is called Rizal; the two centavo postage stamp and two peso bill_the denominations in most common use_bear his picture.”
“Daily reporting of peso NDF transactions will make it easier for the Philippine central bank to see whether banks are complying with its overbought and oversold limits for foreign-exchange holdings, said Marcelo Ayes, senior vice president at Rizal Commercial Banking Corp.”
“The park is home to the Rizal Memorial, a large stone monument honoring the Philippines national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal, who was executed for his part in an 1896 uprising against the country's Spanish rulers.”
“Orvy is one of the core members of the KOMMIX Veterans, supporting veteran comic artists and teaching children and young adults in Angono, Rizal about the art of making comics.”
“When the clip of 2-year-old Sumatran Ardi Rizal puffing away surfaced on YouTube Wednesday, it spread to online social media like, well, fire.”
“In fact, his parents say Rizal throws a tantrum when they refuse to give him a cigarette.”
“* Meet Ardi Rizal, a two-year-old Sumatran baby who smokes some forty cigarettes a day.”
“We've all seen CSI, says one keen viewer, Rizal Osman, from Pahang, central Malaysia.”
“Some Parents-Teachers and Community Associations (PTCA) have already issued statements of support for HB 3719, among them, the PTCA of Marikina City and Rizal province, as well as the Public School District Supervisors Association of Marikina City.”
“Each day, hundreds of seafarers throng around Rizal Park in central Manila hoping to find work from the recruitment agents who fleetingly pass through the area.”
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