[ buh-tahn, bah- ]
/ bəˈtɑn, bɑ- /
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a group of islands in the N Philippines. 76 sq. mi. (197 sq. km).
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Also called Ba·ta·nes [bah-tah-nes]. /bɑˈtɑ nɛs/.
Words nearby Batan Islands
Bataan, Bataisk, Batak, bat an eye, Batangas, Batan Islands, batard, bat around, batata, Batavia, Batavian
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British Dictionary definitions for Batan Islands
/ (bəˈtɑːn) /
a group of islands in the Philippines, north of Luzon. Capital: Basco. Pop: 16 467 (2000). Area: 197 sq km (76 sq miles)
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