Definitions for luzonluˈzɒn
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the chief island of the Philippines, in the N part. 26,078,985; 40,420 sq. mi. (104,688 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Manila. 1
the main island of the Philippines
The largest island of the Philippines.
Luzon is the largest island in the Philippines. It is located in the northernmost region of the archipelago, and is also the name of one of the three primary island groups in the country centred on the island. Luzon as an island group includes Luzon proper, the Batanes and Babuyan groups of islands to the north, and the outlying islands of Catanduanes, Marinduque, Masbate, Romblon, and Mindoro. Luzon is the economic and political center of the Philippines, being home to the country's capital city, Manila. It is one of most populated islands in the world, just behind Java, Honshu, and Great Britain.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the largest of the Philippines; about one-half larger than Ireland; is the most northerly of the group; is clad with forests, and yields grain, sugar, hemp, and numerous tropical products. The capital is Manila.
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