Sulu Archipelago


Sulu Archipelago
/sulu akəˈpɛləgoʊ/ (say soohlooh ahkuh'peluhgoh)

noun
an island group in the south-west Philippine Islands, separating the Celebes Sea from the Sulu Sea, an arm of the Pacific north-east of Borneo. 2813 km2.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Sulu Archipelago — [so͞o′lo͞o] group of islands in the Philippines, southwest of Mindanao: 1,038 sq mi (2,688 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Sulu Archipelago — Infobox Islands name = Sulu Archipelago image caption = Map of the Philippines; the bottom left shows the location of the Visayas native name = Sulu native name link = Tausug language location = South East Asia archipelago = Philippines area =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sulu Archipelago — an island group in the SW Philippines, separating the Sulawesi Sea from the Sulu Sea. 555,239; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Cap.: Jolo. * * * Volcanic and coral archipelago, southwestern Philippines, between Mindanao and Borneo. A double island… …   Universalium

  • Sulu Archipelago — an island group in the SW Philippines, separating the Sulawesi Sea from the Sulu Sea. 555,239; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km). Cap.: Jolo …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sulu Archipelago — geographical name archipelago SW Philippines SW of Mindanao …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sulu Archipelago — isl. group, SW Philippines; 1,086 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Sulu Archipelago — Su′lu Archipel′ago [[t]ˈsu lu[/t]] n. geg an island group in the SW Philippines, extending SW from Mindanao to Borneo. 555,239; 1086 sq. mi. (2813 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Sulu — /ˈsulu/ (say soohlooh) noun 1. a Muslim people living mainly in the Sulu Archipelago. 2. (plural Sulu or Sulus) a member of this people. –adjective 3. of or relating to this people. {Malay} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sulu — Su*lu , n. [Malay Suluk.] A member of the most prominent tribe of the Moro tribes, occupying the Sulu Archipelago; also, their language. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulu — For the Star Trek character, see Hikaru Sulu. For the sultanate, see Sultanate of Sulu. For the archipelago, see Sulu Archipelago. Infobox Philippine province name = Sulu sealfile = Ph seal sulu.png region = Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao… …   Wikipedia


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