Type Political Subdivision
Usage Tagalog, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, English, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish
Other Forms FormsMagindanaw, Magindanao
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 4/1/2020
From Spanish Maguindanao, a corruption of Magindanaw, the endonym of the Maguindanao people. The ethnic name means "people of the flood plains" or "people of the lake" from the word danao meaning "lake". This is the name of a province in the southern Philippines.