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[jahy-loh-loh, ji-]
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  1. Halmahera.
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Examples from the Web for gilolo

Historical Examples

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for gilolo


  1. See Halmahera
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