Luzon

geographical name

Lu·​zon lü-ˈzän How to pronounce Luzon (audio)
island of northern Philippines between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea area 41,765 square miles (108,171 square kilometers), population 42,784,360

Note: Luzon is the chief island of the Philippines and site of the nation's capital city, Manila.

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“Luzon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Luzon. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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