- a seaport on SW Mindanao, in the S Philippines.
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Zamboanga, which is over 400 miles south of Manila, is cooler than the capital.
That during the journey to Zamboanga he had refused to pray in christian form.
That the number of arms brought to Zamboanga by Sulu chiefs was excessive.
The Commander of the expedition was so discouraged that he returned to Zamboanga and resigned.
Terry, I thought you had a date in Zamboanga on the twenty-sixth!Terry
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- a port in the Philippines, on SW Mindanao on Basilan Strait: founded by the Spanish in 1635; tourist centre, with fisheries. Pop: 716 000 (2005 est)
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