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Type Settlement & Island
Pronounced Pron. /ho.ˈlo/(Tagalog) /ho.ˈloʊ/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Probably derived from Hokkien 好儂 (hó lâng) meaning "good people", named by Chinese traders to reflect how they perceived the native people of the region. This is the name of an island in the southern Philippines as well as the capital city of the province of Sulu.
Added 7/18/2020 by HL
Edited 9/13/2021 by HL