[min-dawr-oh, -dohr-oh; Spanish meen-daw-raw]
- a central island of the Philippines. 3922 sq. mi. (10,158 sq. km).
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It is questionable whether they occur in Guimaras, Mindoro, and the Calamianes.Negritos of Zambales
William Allan Reed
A few years ago an American vessel was wrecked on the coast of Mindoro.The Philippine Islands
Ramon Reyes Lala
"Well, I'll take care of the Mindoro," he assured his son-in-law.Cappy Ricks Retires
Peter B. Kyne
Then the Mindoro came about and again steered straight for Manila.
The commander of the Mindoro therefore ordered his vessels to clear for action.
- a mountainous island in the central Philippines, south of Luzon. Pop: 1 062 000 (2000 est). Area: 9736 sq km (3759 sq miles)