Meaning of Leyte

Ley•te

Pronunciation: (lā'tē Sp. lā'te), [key]
— n.
  1. an island in the E central Philippines: focal point of the U.S. invasion of the Philippines 1944. 1,302,648; 3085 sq. mi. (7990 sq. km).
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