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  1. a seaport on NW Luzon, in the N Philippines.
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Examples from the Web for laoag

Historical Examples

  • To his amazement he was arrested, taken to Laoag and held for trial.

    The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)

    Dean Conant Worcester

  • On reaching Laoag, I was amazed to find a large delegation of fully armed Apayao men waiting for me at the river bank.

  • Colassit skinned his dead animal, and took the hide to Laoag to sell it, but could find no purchaser.

    Filipino Popular Tales

    Dean S. Fansler

British Dictionary definitions for laoag


  1. a city in the N Philippines, on NW Luzon: trade centre for an agricultural region. Pop: 94 466 (2000)
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