sulu [so͞o′lo͞o]
[Fijian, clothes]
a garment similar to a sarong, worn by Melanesians, as in the Fiji Islands

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  • Sulu — /ˈsulu/ (say soohlooh) noun 1. a Muslim people living mainly in the Sulu Archipelago. 2. (plural Sulu or Sulus) a member of this people. –adjective 3. of or relating to this people. {Malay} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sulu — Su*lu , n. [Malay Suluk.] A member of the most prominent tribe of the Moro tribes, occupying the Sulu Archipelago; also, their language. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sulu — Sulu, mar de ► Archipiélago y prov. de Filipinas, entre los mares de Sulu (N) y Célebes (S); 1 600 km2 y 360 588 h. Cap., Joló. Las islas más importantes son las de Joló y Tawitawi …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sulu [1] — Sulu, 1) (S. Archipelagus, S. Inseln, spanisch Yolo, Jolo, portugiesisch Xolo), Inselgruppe des Indischen Archipels, zwischen Borneo u. Mindanao, eine Reihe meist hoher Inseln, reich an tropischen u. bes. indischen Bodenerzeugnissen, an eßbaren… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sulu [2] — Sulu, Vogel, so v.w. Tölpel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Sulu — Sulu, Volksstamm, s. Sululand …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Sulu — ou Soulou (îles) archipel qui s étire entre Bornéo au S. O. et Mindanao au N. E.; 1 600 km²; 361 000 hab.; ch. l. Jolo, dans l île du m. nom. Riches terres volcaniques. Pêche des huîtres perlières …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sulu — Sulu,   Bantuvolk in der Republik Südafrika, Zulu …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sulu —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Soulou. 6° N 121° E / …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sulu — For the Star Trek character, see Hikaru Sulu. For the sultanate, see Sultanate of Sulu. For the archipelago, see Sulu Archipelago. Infobox Philippine province name = Sulu sealfile = Ph seal sulu.png region = Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao… …   Wikipedia

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