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Bacolod

[bah-koh-lawd] /bɑˈkoʊ lɔd/
noun
1.
a seaport on N Negros, in the central Philippines.
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  • They landed us at Bacolod, and Miller left me to report to the Sup.

  • The most hot-headed of all was the leader, the Sultan of Bacolod.

    The Story of General Pershing

    Everett T. (Everett Titsworth) Tomlinson
  • It was a telegram, transmitted by carrier from Bacolod, which was in cable communication with Ilo-Ilo.

    Caybigan James Hopper
  • I had crossed over for supplies; he was fresh from Manila and wanted to get over to Bacolod to report to the Sup.

  • The affair of her assignment continued to be much of a lark during the two weeks spent in Bacolod awaiting transportation.

    Caybigan James Hopper
  • The supplies had come from Bacolod (very strangely, in ox-carts belonging to the municipality of Cantalacan).

    Caybigan James Hopper
  • Rumours of ladrone raids reaching Bacolod had caused the sending of a detachment; it was to garrison Barang indefinitely.

    Caybigan James Hopper
British Dictionary definitions for Bacolod

Bacolod

/bəˈkɒləd/
noun
1.
a town in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Negros Island. Pop: 468 000 (2005 est)
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