[min-duh-nah-oh, -nou; Spanish meen-dah-nou]
- the second largest island of the Philippines, in the S part of the group. 36,537 sq. mi. (94,631 sq. km).
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If so, then I can't understand what he was doing off the south coast of Mindanao.Lord Jim
The climate of Mindanao and Sulu Islands is healthy and delightful.
Then in 1895 came the Marahui campaign in Mindanao (vide p. 144).
Like most of the wild tribes of Mindanao, that of the Mandayas is athletic and robust.The Great White Tribe in Filipinia
Paul T. Gilbert
In the Island of Mindanao coal has been mined ever since Americans have been there.A Soldier in the Philippines
Needom N. Freeman
- the second largest island of the Philippines, in the S part of the archipelago: mountainous and volcanic. Chief towns: Davao, Zamboanga. Pop: 13 626 338 (2000). Area: (including offshore islands) 94 631 sq km (36 537 sq miles)