[ mahs-bah-tuh ]
/ mɑsˈbɑ tə /
Save This Word!
one of the central islands of the Philippines. 1,262 sq. mi. (3,269 sq. km).
a city on this island.
CAN YOU ANSWER THESE COMMON GRAMMAR DEBATES?
There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again. Do you know how to answer the questions that cause some of the greatest grammar debates?
Question 1 of 7
Which sentence is correct?
Words nearby Masbate
Masakhane, masala, Masan, Masaryk, Masaya, Masbate, masc., Mascagni, mascara, mascarene grass, Mascarene Islands
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use Masbate in a sentence
A couple of years afterwards he was shipwrecked going round the coast on the Masbate.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Towards evening our captain thought that the sky appeared very threatening, so he made for the bay of Navo, of Masbate.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn
He was anchored under the lee of a small island in the sea between Panay and Masbate.A Woman's Impression of the Philippines|Mary H. (Mary Helen) Fee
Masbate, the largest, has traces of gold and some fine copper mines, but the gold has never paid well.
Masbate is sixty leguas from Manila, in a latitude lying between twelve and thirteen degrees.
British Dictionary definitions for Masbate
/ (mæsˈbɑːtɪ) /
an island in the central Philippines, between Negros and SE Luzon: agricultural, with resources of gold, copper, and manganese. Pop (Masbate province): 707 668 (2000). Area: 4045 sq km (1562 sq miles)
the capital of this island, a port in the northeast. Pop: 71 441 (2000)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012