Ilocano

or I·lo·ka·no

[ ee-loh-kah-noh ]
/ ˌi loʊˈkɑ noʊ /

noun, plural I·lo·ca·nos, (especially collectively) I·lo·ca·no.

a member of a people of Luzon in the Philippines.
the Austronesian language of the Ilocano.

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Origin of Ilocano

1830–40; <Spanish, equivalent to Ilok(o) the Ilocano name for themselves + -ano-an

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