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Bacolod(bäkō`lōd, –lōth), city (1990 pop. 364,180), capital of Negros Occidental prov., NW Negros island, the Philippines. It is an important seaport, the shipping and processing center of the country's major sugarcane-producing area. The Univ. of Negros Occidental-Recoletos is there.
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a city and port in the Philippines, on the island of Negros on the shore of the Guimaras Strait. Administrative center of the province of West Negros. Population, 146,800 (1966). Bacolod is a center of sugar production and export.
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a town in the Philippines, on the NW coast of Negros Island. Pop.: 468 000 (2005 est.)
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