[luh-gas-pee; Spanish le-gahs-pee]
- a seaport on SE Luzon, in the Philippines.
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Then Legaspi continued his journey to Manila, and was received there with acclamation.The Philippine Islands
Happy at his success, Legaspi determined to send the news at once to Spain.The Philippine Islands
Ramon Reyes Lala
Such were the defences of the town of the Chief Rahamora when Legaspi attacked it.
On the death of Legaspi, the command fell to Guido de Lavezares.A History of the Philippines
David P. Barrows
Legaspi, who took possession of the islands in 1571, built his fleet in Mexico, and also drafted his sailors there.The Jesuits, 1534-1921
Thomas J. Campbell
- a port in the Philippines, on SE Luzon on the Gulf of Albay. Pop: 178 000 (2005 est)