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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of boat used by the natives of the Phillippine Islands at the time of the conquest. The modern boat of this kind is called barangayan.
  • n. In the Philippine Islands, the community which, under the Spanish government, formed the constituent element of the pueblo.

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  • Yes, bilby. The smallest political unit in the Philippines, equivalent to a town or village.

    February 16, 2009

  • Tagalog, moll?

    February 3, 2009