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2/20/2024, 8:00 AM MrPineda
10/27/2023, 5:56 AM MrPineda
10/27/2023, 5:52 AM MrPineda
10/27/2023, 5:50 AM MrPineda

Name Cavite
Type Political Subdivision, Settlement & Other
Pronounced Pron. kav-EE-tay(English) kah-VEE-te(Filipino) kah-BEE-te(Filipino)
Other Forms FormsKabite
Edit Status Statusnot set

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