- a city on W central Mindanao, in the S Philippines.
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Examples from the Web for cotabato
Conditions have undoubtedly greatly improved in Davao, Cotabato and Zamboanga.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)
Dean Conant Worcester
If we accept your idea, do we assume it was the same gang that traveled from Cotabato to Davao?
No wonder Tony and Shannon had gone so far out of their way to visit Cotabato.
On the south they meet the Bila-an, and, like this latter people, extend over the watershed into the valley of the Cotabato river.The Wild Tribes of Davao District, Mindanao
They flew to Zamboanga, chartered a boat of some sort, and sailed to Davao by way of Cotabato.