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Bataan Syllabification: Ba·taan
Pronunciation: /bəˈtan/ /-ˈtän/

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Definition of Bataan in English:

A peninsula and province in the Philippines, on the western part of the island of Luzon, bounded by Manila Bay on the east and the South China Sea on the west; site of World War II battles and the infamous “Death March.” pop. 721,000 (est. 2009).

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