[ min-dawr-oh, -dohr-oh; Spanish meen-daw-raw ]
/ mɪnˈdɔr oʊ, -ˈdoʊr oʊ; Spanish minˈdɔ rɔ /
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a central island of the Philippines. 3,922 sq. mi. (10,158 sq. km).
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How to use Mindoro in a sentence
Opposite the said jurisdiction and to the right, lie the islands of Mindoro and Luban, which are in charge of secular priests.
In Mindoro is “El Baradero, a celebrated bay and a very safe harbor.”
Calavite Peak is the north point of Mindoro, and our observations made it two thousand feet high.
Semarara is moderately high, and about fifteen miles in circumference; it is inhabited, and like Mindoro much wooded.
The southern part of Mindoro is much higher than the northern, but appears to be equally rough.
British Dictionary definitions for Mindoro
/ (mɪnˈdɔːrəʊ) /
a mountainous island in the central Philippines, south of Luzon. Pop: 1 062 000 (2000 est). Area: 9736 sq km (3759 sq miles)
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