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Definition of "barangay" [barangay]

  • A kind of boat used by the natives of the Phillippine Islands at the time of the conquest. The modern boat of this kind is called barangayan. (noun)
  • In the Philippine Islands, the community which, under the Spanish government, formed the constituent element of the pueblo. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "barangay" in a sentence
  • "A Philippines folkloric creature has been blamed for livestock killings: (News source.) Was it an ‘aswang’ (the Filipino’s version of a vampire) that killed sheep and goats in barangay Lower Manongol here?"
  • "Fajardo, who was identified through papers for his. 9mm pistol and his driver's license, was reportedly a three-term barangay councilman in Baliuag, Bulacan, according to Marcelo."
  • "Eventually, the word became barangay, which is the basic tribal unit."
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