Aben·​len | \ əˈbenˌlen \
plural Abenlen or Abenlens

Definition of Abenlen

1 : an indigenous people in the Zambales mountains of western Luzon, Philippines
2 : a member of the Abenlen people

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First Known Use of Abenlen

1952, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Abenlen

perhaps borrowed from a self-designation

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“Abenlen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Abenlen. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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