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CARIGARA

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 336 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CARIGARA, a town of the province of Leyte, island of Leyte, Philippine Islands, on Carigara Bay, 22 M. W. of Tacloban, the capital. Pop. (1903) 19,488, including that of Capoocan (31o6), annexed to Carigara in the same year. Carigara is open to coast trade, exports large quantities of hemp, raises much rice, and manufactures cotton and abaca fabrics. It also has important fisheries.
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