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Definition of the noun capiz

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noun - plural: capizes

  1. marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell

Places

  1. Capiz is a 1st class province of the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region. Its capital is Roxas City and is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan and Antique to the west, and Iloilo to the south. Capiz faces the Sibuyan Sea to the north. Capiz is known for the Placuna placenta oyster shell that has the same name locally and is used for decoration and making lampshades, trays, window doors. Likewise, the province is known as the Seafood Capital of the Philippines. and was among the top 15 most frequently visited places in the Philippines.
    • also known as Province Of Capiz, Roxas
    • country: Philippines
  2. Capiz a.k.a. Roxas, Capiz: Roxas, officially the City of Roxas or Roxas City, is a medium-sized city in the province of Capiz, Philippines. It is considered as one of Panay Island's center of education, trade, economic activity and logistics. Once known as the Municipality of Capiz, the origin of the present name of the province, was renamed into Roxas City in honor of native Manuel Roxas, the First President of the Philippine Third Republic, after it became a chartered city on May 12, 1951.

There are other places with in their name, like Capiz State University.

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Google previewPhilippine Islands Sailing Directions (1906)

by U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Capiz is an open coastwise port and has occasional steam communication with Manila and Iloilo. The bar at the mouth of the river is constantly changing and it is reported that at the present time vessels of 8 feet draft can enter the river at high ...

Google previewCongressional Serial Set (1900)

Capiz is a well-built, clean, and pleasant town, with many excellent houses and fine church and government buildings, which are used as headquarters. The people seem prosperous and orderly. Having finished the inspection of the trunk line ...

Google previewAnnual Report of the Secretary of War (1900)

by United States. War Dept

Thence running north through a fertile, well-peopled region, growing more thickly wooded toward the coast, reached Capiz. Capiz is a well-built, clean, and pleasant town, with many excellent houses and fine church and government building, ...

Google previewPlanter and Sugar Manufacturer (1906)

From Iloilo to Capiz is a distance of seventy-eight miles. The Batan branch takes up twenty-two miles. At present rates the cost of transportation of agricultural products in Panay is $30 to $40 a ton for a very short distance. Panay produces ...

Google previewThe Louisiana Planter and Sugar Manufacturer (1906)

From Iloilo to Capiz is a distance of seventy-eight miles. The Batan branch takes up twenty-two miles. At present rates the cost of transportation of agricultural products in ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1904)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Capiz was occupied in the same year, and San Jose de Buena- vista, the capital of Antique, was taken in 1900; but the American advance was vigorously resisted , and the island was not completely pacified until January 1901.

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1909)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley

The Capiz, or Panay. the principal river. is navigable well into the interior for large native craft.

Google previewCompendieuses Staats-Historisches Kriegs- und Friedens-Lexicon; Staats-Revolutionen, Tumulte, darinnen die vornehmsten Kriege, Rebelionen ... und ... Friedens-Tractaten ... beschrieben werden. Nebst einer Vorrede von W. F. Pistorio (1734)

by G. A. ZENNER

Bischöfe fe aus dem Gottorffischen Hause, nach Inhalt der Vers schreibung des Dohm - Capiz tuls zu Lübeck de Anno 1647. gewesen, das Königliche Haus zur Alternirung in solchem Stifft solle gezogen werden. Hoyers Dänn. - Goßlar- und ...

Google previewComparative Austronesian Dictionary (1995)

An Introduction to Austronesian Studies by Darrell T. Tryon

with 4,500,000 speakers in the Iloilo and Capiz ...

Google previewUniversal Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary (1845)

More Complete Than Any Hitherto Published. With Maps by John Thomson

Capiz, a well-known city of Spain, in Andalusia, and the principal trading port in the south of Spain, situated at the extremity of a long tongue of land projecting from the island of Leon. The town is surrounded by the sea on the north-east and ...

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Small photo of capizSmall photo of PHILIPPINES - CIRCA 1959: A stamp printed in Philippines, shows Arms of province Capiz, circa 1959Small photo of Wind chimes/ Capiz chime gift/ capiz chime - pink heartSmall photo of Christmas star capizSmall photo of Negros Oriental, Philippines; January 13, 2018: Street-view of an old colonial, Spanish-era house in Dumaguete City with sliding capiz windows and wrought iron grills.Small photo of Home panel made of capiz shellsSmall photo of Negros Oriental, Philippines; May 15, 2018: Spherical lamps made from capiz shells, a traditional Filipino design, hang from a tree outside the Sta. Theresa restaurant in Dumaguete City. More...

Scrabble value of C3A1P3I1Z10

The value of this 5-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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