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  1. an island of the Philippines, in the W part of the group, N of Palawan. 150 sq. mi. (389 sq. km).
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Examples from the Web for culion

Historical Examples

  • The colony at Culion was opened in 1906 with five hundred patients.

    The Spell of the Hawaiian Islands and the Philippines

    Isabel Anderson

  • I have seen in Culion flint-lock muskets in the hands of the guards.

  • More than eight thousand have been transferred to Culion in all, and to-day every known leper in the Philippines is there.