[ ney-grohs; Spanish ne-graws ]
/ ˈneɪ groʊs; Spanish ˈnɛ grɔs /
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an island of the central Philippines. 5,043 sq. mi. (13,061 sq. km).
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Words nearby Negros
Negrophil, Negrophile, Negrophobe, Negrophobia, Negropont, Negros, Negro spiritual, negus, NEH, Nehemiah, Neher
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How to use Negros in a sentence
Business was resumed; sugar was being brought from Negros Island, and ships were laden with produce.
A great many families packed up their belongings and went over to Negros Island in small schooners.
It is easy to see why the witches were put to death, but the reason for the negros execution is not so obvious.Irish Witchcraft and Demonology|St. John D. (St. John Drelincourt) Seymour
In the late afternoon we women went ashore and created even more of a sensation than we had on the island of Negros.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines|Florence Kimball Russel
In the South, however, segregation seems to be for the Negros good.The Soul of John Brown|Stephen Graham
British Dictionary definitions for Negros
/ (ˈneɪɡrəʊs, Spanish ˈneɣrɔs) /
an island of the central Philippines, one of the Visayan Islands. Capital: Bacolod. Pop: 3 700 000 (2000 est). Area: 12 704 sq km (4904 sq miles)
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