Jolo

[ haw-law ]
/ hɔˈlɔ /
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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.

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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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)

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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