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CAMILING

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 113 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CAMILING, a town of the province of Tarlac, Luzon, Philip-pine Islands, on the Camiling river, about 8o m. N.N.W. of Manila. Pop. (1903) 25,243. In 1903 after the census had been taken, the adjacent towns of Santa Ignacia (pop. 1911) and San Clemente (pop. 1822) were annexed to Camiling. Its pro-ducts are rice, Indian corn and sugar. Fine timber grows in the vicinity. The principal language is Ilocano; Pangasinan, too, is spoken. Being in an isolated position, very difficult of access during the rainy season, Camiling has always been infested with thieves and bands of outlaws, who come here for concealmenx.
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