Jolo

[ haw-law ]
/ hɔˈlɔ /

noun

an island in the SW Philippines: the main island of the Sulu Archipelago. 345 sq. mi. (894 sq. km).
a seaport on this island.

Definition for jolo (2 of 2)

Sulu Archipelago

noun

an island group in the SW Philippines, separating the Sulawesi Sea from the Sulu Sea. 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Capital: Jolo.
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British Dictionary definitions for jolo (1 of 2)

Jolo
/ (həʊˈləʊ) /

noun

an island in the SW Philippines: the main island of the Sulu Archipelago. Pop: 87 998 (2000). Area: 893 sq km (345 sq miles)

British Dictionary definitions for jolo (2 of 2)

Sulu Archipelago
/ (ˈsuːluː) /

noun

a chain of over 500 islands in the SW Philippines, separating the Sulu Sea from the Celebes Sea: formerly a sultanate, ceded to the Philippines in 1940. Capital: Jolo. Pop: 619 668 (2000). Area: 2686 sq km (1037 sq miles)
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