Marinduque

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Marinduque

(märēndo͞o`kā), province (1990 pop. 185,524), the Philippines, between Mindoro and S Luzon. It includes Marinduque Island and 24 other islands. Iron, gold, silver, and copper are mined there. There is also a lumbering industry and subsistence farming.

Marinduque

an island of the central Philippines, east of Mindoro: forms, with offshore islets, a province of the Philippines. Capital: Boac. Pop. (Marinduque province): 217 392 (2000). Area: 960 sq. km (370 sq. miles)