prov. S Luzon, Philippines; 517 sq. mi.; pop. 116,000; cap. Balanga; occupies Bataan Peninsula, scene of World War II surrender of U.S. forces to the Japanese.

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  • Bataan — [bə tan′, bətän′] peninsula on SW Luzon, the Philippines: in WWII (1942), scene of a Japanese victory over American Philippine forces, marking the completion of the Japanese conquest of the Philippines …   English World dictionary

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  • Bataan — 14° 40′ 00″ N 120° 25′ 01″ E / 14.6667, 120.417 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bataan — Lage von der Provinz Bataan Bataan Bataan ist eine philippinische Provinz im Bezirk Central Luzon auf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bataan — /beuh tan , tahn /; locally /bah tah ahn /, n. a peninsula on W Luzon, in the Philippines: U.S. troops surrendered to Japanese April 9, 1942. Also, Bataán. * * * …   Universalium

  • Bataan — geographical name peninsula Philippines in W Luzon on W side of Manila Bay …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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