- an island in the S central Philippines. 1703 sq. mi. (4411 sq. km).
- a seaport on this island.
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Coal is mined in the island of Cebu and is abundant in most of the islands.Commercial Geography
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The white (Chinese) radishes are the variety most commonly grown in Cebu.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
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How did the King of Cebu act when he learned of the leader's death?Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin
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During 1776 and 1777 he and other Sulus harassed the Bisayas and ravaged the coast of Cebu.The History of Sulu
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Toward night we sailed on the Rizal from Cebu for the land of the Moros.The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines
- an island in the central Philippines. Pop: 2 091 602 (latest est). Area: 4422 sq km (1707 sq miles)
- a port in the Philippines, on E Cebu island. Pop: 796 000 (2005 est)