- 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.
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Their language is Chamorro, much resembling the Visayan dialect.The Philippine Islands
He was in a horrible pickle; couldn't speak a word of Spanish or Visayan.
It seemed he had a sweetheart who was a Visayan slave girl owned by a Moro.Anting-Anting Stories
In this work, the word “Viscayan” has been used for “Visayan”.The Great White Tribe in Filipinia
Paul T. Gilbert
“The alferez said nothing about his having a scar,” said the Visayan in a low voice.Friars and Filipinos
- a member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines
- of or relating to this people