Bisayas



a group of islands in the central Philippines, including Panay, Negros, Cebú, Bohol, Leyte, Samar, Masbate, and smaller islands.
Historical Examples

The History of Sulu Najeeb M. Saleeby
A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows
A History of the Philippines David P. Barrows
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIV, 1630-34 Various
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXI, 1624 Various
A Visit to the Philippine Islands John Bowring
The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes Toms de Comyn
The History of Sulu Najeeb M. Saleeby
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 Various
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIII, 1629-30 Various

plural noun
the Spanish name for the Visayan Islands
plural noun
a group of seven large and several hundred small islands in the central Philippines. Chief islands: Negros and Panay. Pop: 15 528 346 (2000). Area: about 61 000 sq km (23 535 sq miles) Spanish name Bisayas

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