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" Gilolo was merely the name of a certain bay on the western coast, where European ships were accustomed to anchor in order to procure the bags in which the cargoes of cloves were to be packed for exportation. Hence the name of the place first visited,... "
Names and Their Histories: A Handbook of Historical Geography and ... - Page 132
by Isaac Taylor - 1898 - 400 pages
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Names and Their Histories: Alphabetically Arranged as a Handbook of ...

Isaac Taylor - 1896 - 392 pages
...JILOLO, is the name given on European maps to the largest of the Moluccas. The native name is Halmahéra, which means the ' mainland.' Gilolo was merely the...Agrigentum, the Roman corruption of the Greek name Aeragas, which originally denoted the stream which flows in a deep ravine outside the walls of the...
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