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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 540 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MANAGE, to control, direct, or be in a position or have the capacity to do anything (from Ital. maneggiare, to train horses, literally to handle; Lat. manus, hand). The word was first used of the " management " of a horse. Its meanings have been much influenced by the French menager, to direct a household or menage (from late Lat. mansio, house); hence to economize, to husband resources, &c. The French menage, act inhabitants devote themselves especially to rice-culture, though tobacco, Indian corn, sugar-cane, fruit and vegetables are also raised. A statue of the Virgin Mary here is visited annually (especially during May) by thousands from Pangasinan and adjoining provinces. The inhabitants are mostly Ilocanos. Manaoag includes the town proper and eighteen barrios.
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