[ pah-nahy ]
/ pɑˈnaɪ /
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an island in the central Philippines. 4,446 sq. mi. (11,515 sq. km). Capital: Iloilo.
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How to use Panay in a sentence
During most seasons of the year the voyage from Macazar to the islands of Panay and the Pintados, or to this island, can be made.
It was clear to all the most sober-minded and best-educated Ylongos that Aguinaldoʼs government was a failure in Panay at least.
The leaders of the little Panay army and their civilian colleagues had to be compensated for their acceptance of American rule.
Portuguese resistance caused a removal to Panay, but in 1571 Ceb was reoccupied and Manila founded.The Colonization of North America|Herbert Eugene Bolton
The island of Panay is high and broken, particularly on the south end; its shores are thickly settled and well cultivated.
British Dictionary definitions for Panay
/ (pɑːˈnaɪ) /
an island in the central Philippines, the westernmost of the Visayan Islands. Pop: 3 500 000 (2000). Area: 12 300 sq km (4750 sq miles)
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