Quezon City

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Que·​zon City | \ ˈkā-ˌsȯn How to pronounce Quezon City (audio) \

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city in Luzon, Philippines, northeast of Manila that was the official capital of the Philippines 1948–76 population 2,761,720

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“Quezon City.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Quezon%20City. Accessed 13 May. 2021.

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