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[luh-gas-pee; Spanish le-gahs-pee]
  1. a seaport on SE Luzon, in the Philippines.
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Formerly Albay.
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Historical Examples

  • Then Legaspi continued his journey to Manila, and was received there with acclamation.

    The Philippine Islands

    John Foreman

  • 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.

  • 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

British Dictionary definitions for legaspi


  1. a port in the Philippines, on SE Luzon on the Gulf of Albay. Pop: 178 000 (2005 est)
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