\ ˈä-ˌklän \
variants: or less commonly Aklanon \ ˈä-​klə-​ˌnän \
plural Aklan or Aklans also Aklanon or Aklanons

Definition of Aklan

1a : a predominantly Christian Bisayan people on Panay Island, Philippines
b : a member of such people
2 : the Austronesian language of the Aklan people

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First Known Use of Aklan

1917, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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“Aklan.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aklan. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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