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/ sɛˈbu /
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an island in the S central Philippines. 1,703 sq. mi. (4,411 sq. km).
a seaport on this island.
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Words nearby Cebú
cease-and-desist order, ceased, cease-fire, ceaseless, Ceauşescu, Cebú, CEC, Čechy, ceci, Cecil, Cecile
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How to use Cebú in a sentence
At the island of Cebu, Magellan made friends with the king, who was baptised by the priests, and pretended to become a Christian.
While the white visitors were staying here, the King of Cebu did all he could to entertain them.
Daghang tagaprubinsiya muiskuyla sa Sugbu, Lots of people from the province come to Cebu to study.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
Whatever may have been its origin, many wonderful things are attributed to the Santo Niño of Cebu.
Early the next morning we sailed into Cebu harbour, and found it alive with ships of all sorts and conditions.
British Dictionary definitions for Cebú
/ (sɪˈbuː) /
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)
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