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Type Political Subdivision
Pronounced Pron. /ma.ˈɡɪn.dɐ.naʊ/(Tagalog) /mə.ˈgɪn.də.naʊ/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

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.
Added 4/1/2020 by HL
Edited 9/13/2021 by HL

See Also

User submission Maguindánao