Ivatan

noun
Iva·​tan | \ ¦ēvə¦tän \
plural Ivatan or Ivatans

Definition of Ivatan

1a : a people inhabiting the Batan islands of the Philippines
b : a member of such people
2 : an Austronesian language of the Ivatan people

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History and Etymology for Ivatan

native name in the Batan Islands

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“Ivatan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ivatan. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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