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DALAGUETE

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 762 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DALAGUETE, a town of the province of Cebu, island of Cebfi, Philippine Islands, at the mouth of the Tap:n river on the E. coast, 50 M. S.S.W. of Cebu, the capital. The town has a healthy climate, cool during November, December, January and February, and hot during the rest of the year. The in-habitants grow hemp, Indian corn, coffee, sibucao, cacao, cocoa-nuts (for copra) and sugar, weave rough fabrics and manufacture tuba (a kind of wine used as a stimulant), clay pots and jars, salt and soap. There is some fishing here. The language is Cebu-Visayan.
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