from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • An island of the southern Philippines northeast of Borneo. Mindanao is the country's second largest and second most populous island.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun An island of the Philippines
  • proper noun One of the three island groups in the Philippines

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago; mountainous and volcanic


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