Ormoc


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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.

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