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Bohol

[baw-hawl]
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noun
  1. an island in the S central Philippines. 1492 sq. mi. (3864 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for bohol

Historical Examples

  • He knew vaguely that Alua was an island somewhere near Bohol.

    Creatures of the Abyss

    Murray Leinster

  • The mats of Bohol are bought by traders who exchange cloth and other goods for them.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • The second use of Bohol mats is for decorating walls, tables, and floors.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • The embroidered mats of Bohol are decorated with split straws.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • The canci is found in cultivation in Bohol and is rather rare.


British Dictionary definitions for bohol

Bohol

noun
  1. an island of the central Philippines. Chief town: Tagbilaran. Pop: 1 139 130 (2000). Area: about 3900 sq km (1500 sq miles)
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