Luzon

[ loo-zon; Spanish loo-sawn ]
/ luˈzɒn; Spanish luˈsɔn /

noun

the chief island of the Philippines, in the N part of the group. 40,420 sq. mi. (104,688 sq. km). Capital: Manila.

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Luzon
/ (luːˈzɒn) /

noun

the main and largest island of the Philippines, in the N part of the archipelago, separated from the other islands by the Sibuyan Sea: important agriculturally, producing most of the country's rice, with large forests and rich mineral resources; industrial centres at Manila and Batangas. Capital: Quezon City. Pop: 39 500 000 (2000). Area: 108 378 sq km (41 845 sq miles)
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