[ ley-tee; Spanish ley-te ]
/ ˈleɪ ti; Spanish ˈleɪ tɛ /
an island in the E central Philippines: focal point of the U.S. invasion of the Philippines 1944. 3,085 sq. mi. (7,990 sq. km).
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How to use Leyte in a sentence
Maasin is the only place on the west coast of Leyte where a court of justice is held.
He said he was very glad I had spoken, because he was expecting a proposal by wireless from the young Sultana-elect of Leyte.
Another rising in Leyte is also put down, and the islands are saved for Spain.
The island of Leyte is considered the centre of all the islands mentioned above, because they all lie in its neighborhood.
British Dictionary definitions for Leyte
an island in the central Philippines, in the Visayan Islands. Chief town: Tacloban. Pop: 1 592 336 (2000). Area: 7215 sq km (2786 sq miles)
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