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Negros

[ney-grohs; Spanish ne-graws]
noun
  1. an island of the central Philippines. 5043 sq. mi. (13,061 sq. km).
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Historical Examples of negros

  • In Negros a return of 50 cabans to one may be taken as a fair average.

    The Philippine Islands

    John Foreman

  • In Cebú and Negros Islands they were permitted to roam about on the highroads and beg.

  • I knew a planter in Negros Island who was charged with homicide.

  • Such things as that had happened in Negros more than once, to other officials.

  • Most of the negros footprints were lost in those of the hog.


British Dictionary definitions for negros

Negros

noun
  1. 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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