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TABACO

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Originally appearing in Volume V26, Page 322 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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TABACO, a town and port of entry of the province of Albay, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on Tabaco bay, about 20 M. N. of the town of Albay. Pop. (1903) 21,946. The men of Tabaco are largely engaged in the cultivation of hemp; the women in weaving cloth, baskets and mats. The town has a deep and well-protected harbour; and its shipping is extensive. The language is Bicol.
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