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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southeast Mindanao, Philippines, on Davao Gulf, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean. Davao is a major port and commercial center. Population: 1,210,000.

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  • I've been invited to speak at several high schools in Davao in Mindanao (the cool thing is the trip will be all expenses paid - flight, hotel, etc.) about reading and writing.

    reading and writing

  • He's in Davao right now, but he'll be back in Quiapo soon.

    visiting billy: brotherhood of the ring

  • The second bomb detonated at a bus terminal in Davao City, also in Mindanao.

    terror

  • One time, during my tenure as the Philippine Head Judge for Magic: The Gathering, I deplaned in Davao and scanned the crowd for the persons who were supposed to meet me.

    Archive 2004-08-01

  • ** Horrible misuse of cards (without malice) creating shocking powerhouses in Davao and the Visayas

    Archive 2003-02-01

  • Ms. Gazo, a 33-year-old housewife who lives 600 miles south of Manila in Davao City, is one of more than 100,000 mobile phone users who re-sell Smart's cellular services through a new prepaid service called Smart Buddy e-Load.

    Boing Boing: October 12, 2003 - October 18, 2003 Archives

  • The 103-page report, "You Can Die Any Time: Death Squad Killings in Mindanao," released at a news conference in Manila with HRW executive director, Kenneth Roth, includes descriptions by persons with insider knowledge of the make-up, structure and operation of the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS).

    IPS Inter Press Service

  • Nograles said the CHR should also seek the help of the Archdiocese of Davao which recently offered to provide protection to witnesses of these summary killings and has in fact ordered the recitation of prayers condemning the serial killings perpetrated by the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS).

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  • The 103-page report, 'You Can Die Any Time: Death Squad Killings in Mindanao,' released at a news conference in Manila with HRW executive director, Kenneth Roth, includes descriptions by persons with insider knowledge of the make-up, structure and operation of the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS).

    Global Issues News Headlines

  • DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 07 April) - An independent international human rights monitor launched at 10 a.m. in Quezon City, its 103-page report on the death squad killings in Davao City and neighboring areas which found "evidence of complicity and at times direct involvement of government officials and members of the police in killings by the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS)."

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