[iz-uh-bel-uh; Spanish ee-sah-ve-lah]
- a city in NW Puerto Rico.
- former name of Basilan(def 2).
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Examples from the Web for isabela
My father died at Isabela in the island; for was not I at his side?The Infidel, Vol. II.
Robert Montgomery Bird
Spain honored him with the grand cross of Isabela la Católica.The Katipunan
J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)
Isabela was unwillingly obliged to content herself with a sacred picture, and a “Nativity” was selected.The Venetian School of Painting
Evelyn March Phillipps
The southern naval division has its headquarters at Isabela de Basilan.The Inhabitants of the Philippines
Frederic H. Sawyer
He sold her to an inhabitant of the town of Caoayan, in Isabela, who had instructed him to buy a girl.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)
Dean Conant Worcester