Magindanao

noun
Ma·​gin·​da·​nao | \ mə¦gində¦nau̇ \
variants: or less commonly Magindanaw \ -​¦nȯ \
plural Magindanao or Magindanaos also Magindanaw or Magindanaws

Definition of Magindanao

1a : a Moro people inhabiting central Mindanao, Philippines
b : a member of such people
2 : the Austronesian language of the Magindanao people being closely related to or a dialect of Maranao

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“Magindanao.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Magindanao. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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