Cebuan

noun
Ce·​bu·​an | \ -üən \
variants: or less commonly Cebuano \ sābˈwä(ˌ)nō \
plural Cebuan or Cebuans

Definition of Cebuan

1a : a Bisayan people inhabiting Cebu
b : a member of such people
2 : the Austronesian language of the Cebuans

called also Sugbuhanon

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History and Etymology for Cebuan

Spanish cebuano, from Cebú, island & province of the Philippines + Spanish -ano -an

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“Cebuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cebuan. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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