Tagalog
Tagalog Ta*ga"log, n. 1. (Ethnol.) Any member of a certain tribe which is one of the leading and most civilized of those native of the Philippine Islands. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. The language of the Tagalogs. It belongs to the Malay family of languages and is one of the most highly developed members of the family. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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