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Bataan

[buh-tan, -tahn; locally bah-tah-ahn] /bəˈtæn, -ˈtɑn; locally ˌbɑ tɑˈɑn/
noun
1.
a peninsula on W Luzon, in the Philippines: U.S. troops surrendered to Japanese April 9, 1942.
Also, Bataán.
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Bataan

/bəˈtæn; -ˈtɑːn/
noun
1.
a peninsula in the Philippines, in W Luzon: scene of the surrender of US and Philippine forces to the Japanese during World War II, later retaken by American forces
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