- an island in the E central Philippines. 5309 sq. mi. (13,750 sq. km).
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It will position just off the eastern coast of Samar island, according to Rear Admiral Mark Montgomery.Typhoon Haiyan Tacloban Leaders Calls on Rebels to Avoid Armed Violence
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Samar learned it was this same commander who had ordered the bombing and ransacking of her hospital inside Afghanistan.
By 1984, under threats from the Communist regime that had seized the country, Dr. Samar and her family fled to Quetta, Pakistan.
In some parts of Samar rough mats are made from tikug dried in the shade.Philippine Mats
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I saw by a paper not very long ago that they are in Samar now.The Locusts' Years
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The area of Samar is 5276 square miles, and its population 266,237.
He knew all about the Albay business, and somewhat of the Samar business.
They reached the southern end of Samar about February the 13th.A History of the Philippines
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- an island in the E central Philippines, separated from S Luzon by the San Bernardino Strait: the third largest island in the republic. Capital: Catbalogan. Pop: 641 124 (2000). Area: 13 080 sq km (5050 sq miles)
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