sangley

noun
san·​gley | \ säŋˈglā \
plural -s

Definition of sangley

: a Chinese trader in the Philippines

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History and Etymology for sangley

Chinese (Pekingese) shang13 merchant guest

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“Sangley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sangley. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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