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noun [countable] Philippine English     barangay pronunciation in British English
/ˌbæræŋˈgaɪ/
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singularbarangay
pluralbarangays
  1. 1
    in the Philippines, a village or neighbourhood

    Coastal barangays from Manapla to Sagay were the ones badly hit by the storm.

  2. 2
    in the Philippines, a small district that is used as the basis for local government

    We need politicians, down to the barangay level, to be more aware of the issue of climate change.

 
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