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  1. an island in the central Philippines. 4446 sq. mi. (11,515 sq. km). Capital: Iloilo.
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Examples from the Web for panay

Historical Examples

  • Panay had been, up to this time, one of the most quiet islands in the group.

    Anting-Anting Stories

    Sargent Kayme

  • To him, more than to any other individual, the development of the trade of Panay will be due.

  • Jaro is deemed the most opulent place in the island of Panay.

  • To a less degree, it is found and utilized on Negros and Panay.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • It was not until the next day that we succeeded in reaching Panay.

British Dictionary definitions for panay


  1. 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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