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Type Island
Pronounced Pron. min-də-NOW(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a Spanish corruption of Magindanaw, the endonym of the Maguindanao people. The ethnic name means "people of the flood plains" or "people of the lake" from Maguindanao danao meaning "lake". This is the name of an island in the southern Philippines.
Added 2/25/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL