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Originally appearing in Volume V03, Page 555 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BAYBAY, a town of the province of Leyte, island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, on the W. coast. Pop. (1903) 22,990. The town proper is situated at the mouth of the Pagbanganan river, 45 M. S.S.W. of Tacloban, the provincial capital. A superior grade of hemp is exported. Other products are rice, corn, copra, cacao, sugar, cattle and horses. The Cebu dialect of the Visayan language is spoken.
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