- a seaport on W central Luzon, in the N Philippines, on Manila Bay: naval base.
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When a typhoon is approaching vessels have to run to Cavite for shelter.The Philippine Islands
On the thirteenth of October, the armada entered the port of Cavite.
There was another hospital in Cavite, but it was swallowed up in the sea.
This granted, he sailed and arrived at Cavite January 2, 1749.The History of Sulu
Najeeb M. Saleeby
This battle was fought off Cavite, ten miles to the southwest of Manila.The Blue and The Gray
A. R. White
- a port in the N Philippines, in S Luzon on Manila Bay: a former US naval base. Pop: 109 000 (2005 est)
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