Definition of Bisayas

1. Noun. Group of islands in the central Philippines.

Exact synonyms: Visayan Islands
Group relationships: Philippine Islands, Philippines
Generic synonyms: Island

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bisayas

Birbeck's granule
Birch-Hirschfeld stain
Bird's Head
Bird's sign
Bird Parker
Birkenhead drill
Birmingham screwdriver
Bisayas (current term)
Biscayne Bay
Biscayne National Park
Bischof's myelotomy
Biscutalla laevigata
Bishnupriya Manipuri
Bishop's sphygmoscope
Bishop Barker

Literary usage of Bisayas

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1. True Version of the Philippine Revolution by Emilio Aguinaldo (1899)
"The expedition to Bisayas was a complete success as far as the conveyance of our troops to the chief strategic points was concerned, our steamers returning ..."

2. A Gazetteer of Ethnology by Akira Matsumura (1908)
"Bisayas, in the islands of Panay, Negros, Cebu, Bohol, Leyte, Samar, and on the south ... Bisayas, on the lower Padas and the Klias, British North Borneo; ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"Jar burial both in caves and out was also practised in the Bisayas and in the ... Jager wrote of cave burials in the Bisayas and H. Ling Both discusses the ..."

4. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"Father Fray Pedro Baldo, son of the convent at Valencia; aged twenty-six years, and nine in the order; was minister in Bisayas, where he died on "J It ..."

5. Philippine Life in Town and Country by James Alfred LeRoy, James Alfred Le Roy (1907)
"... it is very certain that Spanish authority would have continued to be asserted in Luzon outside of the central provinces and in the Bisayas in general. ..."

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