[ kah-vee-te, kuh- ]
/ kɑˈvi tɛ, kə- /
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a seaport on W central Luzon, in the N Philippines, on Manila Bay: naval base.
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Words nearby Cavite
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How to use Cavite in a sentence
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General Lachambre, as the hero of Cavite, followed to receive the applause which was everywhere showered upon him in Spain.
He sympathized with that movement which, during his childhood, culminated in the Cavite Conspiracy (vide p. 106).
At the port of Cavite is a parochial church, which ministers to over three thousand souls.
They sighted the port of Cavite in order to reconnoiter the strength of the fleet stationed there.
The same thing is being done with the fort at Cavite, as I wrote to your Majesty.
British Dictionary definitions for Cavite
/ (kəˈviːtɪ, -teɪ) /
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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