Sulu Archipelago
geographical name archipelago SW Philippines SW of Mindanao

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sulu Archipelago — [so͞o′lo͞o] group of islands in the Philippines, southwest of Mindanao: 1,038 sq mi (2,688 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Sulu Archipelago — Infobox Islands name = Sulu Archipelago image caption = Map of the Philippines; the bottom left shows the location of the Visayas native name = Sulu native name link = Tausug language location = South East Asia archipelago = Philippines area =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sulu Archipelago — /sulu akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say soohlooh ahkuh peluhgoh) noun an island group in the south west Philippine Islands, separating the Celebes Sea from the Sulu Sea, an arm of the Pacific north east of Borneo. 2813 km2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sulu Archipelago — an island group in the SW Philippines, separating the Sulawesi Sea from the Sulu Sea. 555,239; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Cap.: Jolo. * * * Volcanic and coral archipelago, southwestern Philippines, between Mindanao and Borneo. A double island… …   Universalium

  • Sulu Archipelago — an island group in the SW Philippines, separating the Sulawesi Sea from the Sulu Sea. 555,239; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Cap.: Jolo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sulu Archipelago — isl. group, SW Philippines; 1,086 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Sulu Archipelago — Su′lu Archipel′ago [[t]ˈsu lu[/t]] n. geg an island group in the SW Philippines, extending SW from Mindanao to Borneo. 555,239; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Sulu — /ˈsulu/ (say soohlooh) noun 1. a Muslim people living mainly in the Sulu Archipelago. 2. (plural Sulu or Sulus) a member of this people. –adjective 3. of or relating to this people. {Malay} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sulu — Su*lu , n. [Malay Suluk.] A member of the most prominent tribe of the Moro tribes, occupying the Sulu Archipelago; also, their language. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulu — For the Star Trek character, see Hikaru Sulu. For the sultanate, see Sultanate of Sulu. For the archipelago, see Sulu Archipelago. Infobox Philippine province name = Sulu sealfile = Ph seal sulu.png region = Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao… …   Wikipedia

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