from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A lake of southwest Luzon, Philippines, south of Manila. It contains Volcano Island, the site of the active volcano Mount Taal.
- n. See Afrikaans.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In South African Dutch territory, ‘the language,’ namely, the colonial form of Dutch there spoken.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
Afrikaans, from Middle Dutch tāle, speech; see del-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)