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CULASI came from CULASI (or KULASI) tree

Alojado named after Capitan Municipal Don Roman ALOJADO. Literally, derived fr Spanish, "billeted soldier"

Alojipan named after Presidente Municipal Simeon ALOJIPAN

Bacolod

Bacong

Bagacay came from "bagakay" a kind of bamboo reed grass

Balabago in English, "renewal"

Balac-balac

Banay-banay Hill

Baringyaw

Batbatan Island in English, "disrespectful"

Batonan

Bita came from "Bita" tree

Bitadton

Bubog came from "bubog" tree

Bubon Buho

Budiawis

Buenavista [Spanish: from two words, buena "good" and vista "view" ] meaning pleasant view

Buhi [adj] living

Bula

Cabangrosan Creek

Camancijan [from the words, kamansi and suffix "-an," meaning land/place, ] the land of "kamansi" 

Canapay

Caridad [Spanish]  in English, "charity"

Carit-an

Centro Norte

Centro Pat

Centro Poblacion

Condes

Dawis kang Lipata in English, Lipata Point

Esperanza [Spanish] in English, "hope" in Kinaray-a, "paglaum"

Fe [Spanish] in English "faith", Kinaray-a "pagtuo"

Guintongaban

Hubag

Jalandoni

Janlagasi came from "hanlagasi" tree

Kabayhan

Kalye Onse

Kawit Site (in Batbatan) in  English "hook"

Kipot Falls

Kipot River

La-ao

Lamputong

Lipata contraction of the words "lupa ta" meaning "(shall we) on foot"

Madja-as/Madia-as/Madya-as derived from "matag-as" meaning high

Magsaysay named after Pres. Ramon MAGSAYSAY

Malacanang named after the presidential seat of government. Literally, "may lakan diyan" meaning  "there has a king"

Malalison Island [(adj.) Hiligaynon] in English, disobedient

Maniguin/Maningning Island accdg to legend, "showy", literally in English, "shining"

Moroboro

Naba came from "banaba" plant

Nablag a contraction of the word "nabulag" meaning separated

Nalipao

Osorio

Paningayan

Payab-ok

Poblanor

Salde

San Antonio

San Gregoro

San Juan

San Luis

San Vicente

Simbola

Tabok

Talaptap Falls

Tigbao Site (in Batbatan Island) came from "tigbaw" grass

Tigbobolo derived from two words, "tigbaw" and "bulo" grasses

Timbaban

Tinabusan

Tomao

Valderrama

Villa Trinidad named after Trinidad Salazar - Armonio ( a sitio in Centro Norte)

It's K! :lol:

June 17, 2011 at 10:48 AM Flag Quote & Reply

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