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Mindoro

[min-dawr-oh, -dohr-oh; Spanish meen-daw-raw]
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noun
  1. a central island of the Philippines. 3922 sq. mi. (10,158 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for mindoro

Historical Examples

  • It is questionable whether they occur in Guimaras, Mindoro, and the Calamianes.

    Negritos of Zambales

    William Allan Reed

  • A few years ago an American vessel was wrecked on the coast of Mindoro.

    The Philippine Islands

    Ramon Reyes Lala

  • "Well, I'll take care of the Mindoro," he assured his son-in-law.

    Cappy Ricks Retires

    Peter B. Kyne

  • Then the Mindoro came about and again steered straight for Manila.

    Banzai!

    Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff

  • The commander of the Mindoro therefore ordered his vessels to clear for action.

    Banzai!

    Ferdinand Heinrich Grautoff


British Dictionary definitions for mindoro

Mindoro

noun
  1. a mountainous island in the central Philippines, south of Luzon. Pop: 1 062 000 (2000 est). Area: 9736 sq km (3759 sq miles)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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