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  1. Jo·sé [haw-se] /hɔˈsɛ/, 1861–96, Philippine patriot, novelist, poet, and physician.
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Historical Examples

  • Intent on his purpose, he took ship and found the abode of Dr. Rizal.

    The Philippine Islands

    John Foreman

  • In the meantime Rizal had been detained in the Spanish cruiser Castilla lying in the bay.

  • Rizal was tried by court-martial, on a charge of sedition and rebellion.

  • Rizal was at once re-embarked, on the Colon, and returned to Manila, a state prisoner.

  • Rizal was similarly affected, and the lovers were soon engaged.

    The Philippine Islands

    Ramon Reyes Lala

British Dictionary definitions for rizal


  1. another name for Pasay
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  1. Jose (xoˈse). 1861–96, Philippine nationalist, executed by the Spanish during the Philippine revolution of 1896
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