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[iz-uh-bel-uh; Spanish ee-sah-ve-lah]
  1. a city in NW Puerto Rico.
  2. former name of Basilan(def 2).
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Historical Examples of isabela

  • My father died at Isabela in the island; for was not I at his side?

    The Infidel, Vol. II.

    Robert Montgomery Bird

  • Spain honored him with the grand cross of Isabela la Católica.

    The Katipunan

    J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)

  • Isabela was unwillingly obliged to content herself with a sacred picture, and a “Nativity” was selected.

    The Venetian School of Painting

    Evelyn March Phillipps

  • The southern naval division has its headquarters at Isabela de Basilan.

  • He sold her to an inhabitant of the town of Caoayan, in Isabela, who had instructed him to buy a girl.