Ormoc


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Ormoc

 

a city and small port in the Philippines, on the island of Leyte. Population 85,900 (1970). Cottage industries include the production of baskets, purses, garments, twine for fishing nets, and pottery. Fish products are also processed. Ormoc has an airport.

References in periodicals archive ?
was killed in an alleged shootout with police officers on Saturday night in Ormoc City, Leyte.
was shot dead by police in an operation in Ormoc, Leyte over the weekend.
In other parts of Eastern Visayas, three people died in Leyte, Southern Leyte and Ormoc City, while 14 others died of drowning: five in Leyte, three in Eastern Samar and one each in Samar Tacloban and Ormoc.
At the end segment of their ride, MFR will reach Bohol on November 10 at 1:00 PM via Ubay Port from their Ormoc pit stop for their Day 5 adventure, according to Jude Ybas, Bohol host guide for the group.
At least 56 houses were slightly damaged in Altavista village in Ormoc City, according to the Philippine News Agency (PNA).
A "leg amputee" was killed in a landslide in Ormoc City (near Leyte).
The 77th Infantry Division landed near Ormoc to fix that.
The motorized, wooden-hulled MBCA Kim-Nirvana was carrying 189 passengers and crew when it rolled onto its side and overturned minutes after leaving the port of Ormoc City on Thursday.
No other passengers or crew members were missing, while 142 were rescued from the waters where the MB Kim Nirvana capsized after being battered by huge waves off the port in Ormoc City, 560 kilometers south-east of Manila, dpa reported.
A FERRY carrying 173 people has capsized as it left a central Philippine port in choppy waters, leaving at least 36 dead and 19 others missing Officials said at least 118 people from the M/B Kim Nirvana were rescued by nearby fishing boats and coastguard personnel or swam to safety off Ormoc city, on Leyte Island.
One such place is Ormoc, a city of 190,000 on the opposite side of Leyte province from Tacloban and the province's second largest city.
He went AWOL and caused a wreck, and he was the reason Gabe got shot at Ormoc.