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Type Political Subdivision, Settlement & Other
Pronounced Pron. kav-EE-tay(English) kah-VEE-te(Filipino) kah-BEE-te(Filipino)  [key]
Other Forms FormsKabite

Meaning & History

Hispanicized form of Tagalog kawit, meaning "hook". This name originally referred to a peninsula where Cavite City is located in, but usage eventually expanded to the entire province.
Added 10/27/2023 by MrPineda
Edited 2/20/2024 by MrPineda