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[jahy-loh-loh, ji-] /dʒaɪˈloʊ loʊ, dʒɪ-/
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  • Heavy gales forced him nevertheless to take refuge at Gilolo.

    The Philippine Islands John Foreman
  • The chart showed me that one was Gilolo, and the other the island of Batchian.

    In the Eastern Seas W.H.G. Kingston
  • They appear to be a mixed race, partly from Gilolo, partly from New Guinea.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • He recommends the abandonment of the Spanish posts in Gilolo.

  • Gilolo, or Halmaheira as it is called by the Malays and Dutch, seems to have been recently modified by upheaval and subsidence.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • These are natives of a district in the extreme north of Gilolo, and are great wanderers over this part of the Archipelago.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • Crawfurd says that the derivation and meaning of the word is unknown, although said to be that of a people and place in Gilolo.

  • When daylight came, we saw the land of Gilolo a few miles off, but the point was unfortunately a little to windward of us.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • We then crossed over again to the mainland of Gilolo by the advice of our Gani men, who knew the coast well.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
  • The descriptions of these latter often agree exactly with the characters of the brown indigenes of Gilolo and Ceram.

    The Malay Archipelago Alfred Russell Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for Gilolo


/dʒaɪˈləʊləʊ; dʒɪ-/
See Halmahera
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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