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San Pablo

[san pah-bloh, pab-loh] /sæn ˈpɑ bloʊ, ˈpæb loʊ/
noun
1.
a city in the Philippines, on S Luzon.
2.
a city in W California, near San Pablo Bay.
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Encyclopedia Article for San Pablo

city, southwestern Luzon, northern Philippines. Originally the site of a Spanish military and missionary post, it was incorporated in 1940. Seven small crater lakes are within the city, which is almost surrounded by quiescent volcanic cones. The city's industries process copra and dried coconut and manufacture shoes, clothing, and transport equipment. San Pablo is a regional market served by the Manila Railroad and several major roads. Pop. (2000 est.) 105,000.

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