Lingayen Gulf
geographical name inlet of South China Sea Philippines in NW Luzon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lingayen Gulf — The Lingayen Gulf is an extension of the South China Sea on Luzon in the Philippines stretching convert|56|km|mi|0. It is framed by the provinces of Pangasinan and La Union and sits between the Zambales Mountains and the Cordillera Central. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Lingayen Gulf — /ling gah yen / a gulf in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Luzon. * * * Inlet, South China Sea, northwestern coast of Luzon, Philippines. It is 26 mi (42 km) wide at its entrance and 36 mi (56 km) long. It has several islands; on Pangasinan… …   Universalium

  • Lingayén Gulf — /lɪŋgajɛn ˈgʌlf/ (say linggahyen gulf) noun a gulf on the north western coast of Luzon, in the Philippine Islands …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lingayen Gulf — /ling gah yen / a gulf in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Luzon …   Useful english dictionary

  • Invasion of Lingayen Gulf — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Invasion of Lingayen Gulf partof=World War II, Pacific War caption= U.S. naval force approaches the shores of Lingayen date=January 9 1945 place=Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, Philippines result=Decisive Allied victory… …   Wikipedia

  • Lingayen — can refer to:* Lingayen Gulf, a gulf in the Philippines. * Lingayen, Pangasinan, the capital of Pangasinan province, in the Philippines. * USS Lingayen , a Commencement Bay class escort carrier of the United States Navy …   Wikipedia

  • gulf — gulflike, adj. gulfy, adj. /gulf/, n. 1. a portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land. 2. a deep hollow; chasm or abyss. 3. any wide separation, as in position, status, or education. 4. something that engulfs or swallows up. v.t. 5. to… …   Universalium

  • Pangasinan — Infobox Philippine province name = Pangasinan sealfile = Ph seal pangasinan.png region = Ilocos Region (Region I, Pangasinan Rihiyon na Sagor na Baybay na Luzon ) capital = Lingayen founded = 1578 pop2000 = 2,645,395 pop2000rank = 3rd largest… …   Wikipedia

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  • USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) — was the lead ship of her class of United States Navy super dreadnought battleships. She was the third Navy ship named for the state of Pennsylvania.She was laid down 27 October 1913, by the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport… …   Wikipedia

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