one of a Malay people, the most numerous Indigenous people of the Philippines.
the language of this people, an Indonesian language of the Austronesian family.
- Also Bisayan.
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How to use Visayan in a sentence
During the evening the natives gave a Visayan dance, called in the native tongue “A Courtship.”A Woman's Journey through the Philippines | Florence Kimball Russel
One would hardly recognize the waltz or two-step as performed by the Visayan.A Woman's Journey through the Philippines | Florence Kimball Russel
He had the cook's mouth pried open in determined endeavor to ram what looked like half a chicken down the Visayan's gullet.Terry | Charles Goff Thomson
The old man was spokesman and in his native Visayan tongue made a heart-rending appeal for aid which we were powerless to give.An Epoch in History | P. H. Eley
The Bengali tale can hardly be the direct source of our Visayan form, but it appears to be fairly closely related to that source.Filipino Popular Tales | Dean S. Fansler
British Dictionary definitions for Visayan
a member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines
of or relating to this people
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