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  1. a city in the Philippines, a port on the N coast of Mindanao. Pop: 306 000 (2005 est)
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Examples from the Web for iligan

Historical Examples

  • Grappling for broken cable On the way from Misamis to Iligan, 87.

    A Woman's Journey through the Philippines

    Florence Kimball Russel

  • Fifteen others were shot in Iligan on the 28th of October of the same year.

    The Katipunan

    J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)

  • Between this range and the Bay of Iligan there is a fourth range of hills.

  • The distance in a straight line from the mouth of the Agus near Iligan to the lake is fifteen miles.

  • But on the morning of January 3d all was considered ready for the return trip to Iligan.