Visayan Islands
geographical name islands central Philippines between Luzon & Mindanao — see Bohol, Cebu, Leyte, Masbate, Negros, Panay, Romblon, Samar

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  • Visayan Islands — a group of islands in the central Philippines, including Panay, Negros, Cebú, Bohol, Leyte, Samar, Masbate, and smaller islands. Spanish, Bisayas. * * * Group of islands, central Philippines. Covering 23,944 sq mi (62,015 sq km), they are… …   Universalium

  • Visayan Islands — noun group of islands in the central Philippines • Syn: ↑Bisayas • Instance Hypernyms: ↑island • Part Holonyms: ↑Philippines, ↑Philippine Islands * * * a group of islands in the central Philippines, including Panay, Negros, Cebú, Bohol, Leyte,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Visayan Islands — Visa′yan Is′lands n. pl. geg a group of islands in the central Philippines, including Panay, Negros, Cebú, Bohol, Leyte, Samar, Masbate, and smaller islands Spanish, Bisayas …   From formal English to slang

  • Visayan Islands — /vɪˌsajən ˈaɪləndz/ (say vi.sahyuhn uyluhndz) plural noun an island group in the central Philippine Islands, including Panay, Negros, Cebú, Bohol, Leyte, Samar, Masbate, and smaller islands. Spanish, Bisayas …   Australian English dictionary

  • Visayan Islands — isl. group, CEN. Philippines; 23,621 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Visayan Spotted Deer — Visayan Spotted Deer[1] Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Visayan — Vi*sa yan, n. [Cf. Sp. Bisayo a Visayan.] A member of the most numerous of the native races of the Philippines, occupying the Visayan Islands and the northern coast Mindanao; also, their language. The Visayans possessed a native culture and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Visayan Warty Pig — Taxobox name = Visayan Warty Pig status = cr status system = iucn3.1 trend = stable image width = 225px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Suidae subfamilia = Suinae genus = Sus species =… …   Wikipedia

  • Visayan — also Bisayan noun Date: 1951 1. a member of any of several peoples in the Visayan Islands, Philippines 2. the group of Austronesian languages of the Bisayans …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Visayan — Vi•sa•yan [[t]vɪˈsaɪ ən[/t]] also Bisayan n. 1) peo a member of any of a group of peoples living in the Visayan Islands 2) peo the closely related Austronesian languages of these peoples …   From formal English to slang

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