Leyte

[ ley-tee; Spanish ley-te ]
/ ˈleɪ ti; Spanish ˈleɪ tɛ /

noun

an island in the E central Philippines: focal point of the U.S. invasion of the Philippines 1944. 3085 sq. mi. (7990 sq. km).

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Leyte
/ (ˈleɪteɪ) /

noun

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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