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Masbate

[mahs-bah-tuh]
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  1. one of the central islands of the Philippines. 1262 sq. mi. (3269 sq. km).
  2. a city on this island.
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Masbate

noun
  1. 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)
  2. the capital of this island, a port in the northeast. Pop: 71 441 (2000)
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