Tagalog

noun Ta·ga·log \ tə-ˈgä-ˌlȯg \

Definition of Tagalog

plural Tagalog or Tagalogs
1 : a member of a people of central Luzon
2 : an Austronesian language of the Tagalog people — compare Filipino 3

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