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Marinduque (märēndōˈkā) [key], province (1990 pop. 185,524), the Philippines, between Mindoro and S Luzon. It includes Marinduque Island and 24 other islands. Iron, gold, silver, and copper are mined there. There is also a lumbering industry and subsistence farming.

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