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1/12/2024, 4:34 AM Robin-King010
1/12/2024, 4:33 AM Robin-King010

Name Leyte
Type Island
Usage Filipino
Pronounced Pron. lay-te
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

It is the name of an island in central Philippines. It was originally called ‘Isla de Felipinas’, coined by Ruy Lopez de Villalobos and named after Don Felipe II of Spain. It eventually evolved into “Philippines’.
Added 1/12/2024 by Robin-King010