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  1. a seaport on S Panay, in the central Philippines.


  1. an island in the central Philippines. 4446 sq. mi. (11,515 sq. km). Capital: Iloilo.
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Historical Examples

  • It is needless to say that positions in Manila and Iloilo were now at a premium.

    An Epoch in History

    P. H. Eley

  • At first we used to smile at the storm signal displayed at Iloilo.

  • A ball was given in the town of Jaro by the officers who were there and in the town of Iloilo.

  • I took him to Iloilo and left him with the nurses; he lived only a day.

  • Iloilo (é-lo-é-lo) is the second city in size of the Philippines.

British Dictionary definitions for iloilo


  1. a port in the W central Philippines, on SE Panay Island. Pop: 408 000 (2005 est)


  1. an island in the central Philippines, the westernmost of the Visayan Islands. Pop: 3 500 000 (2000). Area: 12 300 sq km (4750 sq miles)
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