Palawan

Palawan

[pah-lah-wahn]
noun
an island in the W Philippines. 5697 sq. mi. (14,755 sq. km).
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Palawan (Spanish paˈlavan)
 
n
an island of the SW Philippines between the South China Sea and the Sulu Sea: the westernmost island in the country; mountainous and forested. Capital: Puerto Princesa. Pop (Palawan province): 755 412 (2000). Area: 11 785 sq km (4550 sq miles)

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