Batan Islands

[ buh-tahn, bah- ]
/ bəˈtɑn, bɑ- /

plural noun

a group of islands in the N Philippines. 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km).

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THESE WORDS FROM "LITTLE WOMEN"

"Little Women" may be a classic, but that doesn't mean we all know the meanings of the vocab words from the book. Can you define these words correctly and make Jo proud?
Question 1 of 10
earnest
Also called Ba·ta·nes [bah-tah-nes] /bɑˈtɑ nɛs/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for batan islands

Batan Islands
/ (bəˈtɑːn) /

pl n

a group of islands in the Philippines, north of Luzon. Capital: Basco. Pop: 16 467 (2000). Area: 197 sq km (76 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