ba·​lan·​gay | \¦balən¦gī\
variants: or less commonly barangay \¦barən-​ \
plural -s

Definition of balangay 

: a large swift canoe or boat of the Philippines

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First Known Use of balangay

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for balangay

balangay from Tagalog; barangay from Ilako or Bisayan

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