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1. bisaya is a general term for a person (male/female)who lives in the southern islands of the Philippines. these islands are the panay island, samar island, leyte island, biliran island, cebu island (which is also known as the cradle of Christianity and where the famous Magellan's cross was erected), mactan island, (where the portuguese sailor Magellan was killed by a local chieftain named Cilapulapu in the year 1521, refer to Fr. Horacio de la Costa, SJ, Readings in Philippine History), camotes island, negros island, siquijor island, guimaras island, bohol island. these islands are also known as the visayas islands. it is also necessary to mention that there are also several bisaya in the mindanao islands where the bisaya language is widely-used.

2. bisaya is a general term for the languages used in the southern islands of the Philippines. languages like waray, ilonggo, cebuano, bol-anon, surigaonon. LuDaBi (an acronym for Lunhawng Dagang Bisaya) is a venue for the promotion of the language. all those languages mentioned are called bisaya but in reality these languages are different and have different grammatical constructions.

3. bisaya is the name of the weekly magazine published by LIWAYWAY Publishing whose office is in Manila, the capital of the Philippines.
when somebody asks where a person is from, if he/she comes from those islands mentioned, his/her answer is "bisaya ko."
by ram16ism/yoox June 08, 2012
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A Filipino insult which Luzon and Mindanao calling them Bisaya from the middle of the region of Philippines 'Visayas' usually the Region 6 - Western Visayas, Region 7 - Central Visayas, and Region 8 - Eastern Visayas who are either ignorant, rude, disrespectful, gossipers, or in one word the worst human being in the country Philippines who doesn't care about others and instead cares about themselves.
People 1 catches People 2 from falling down the stairs which would lead to his death sacrificing a pot of food for the homeless, People were shocked on what happened and the pot of food landed near a pot of plants, everything was sopping wet and people helped clean up the mess but the wetness stays behind. The Bisayas heard what happened and visited the area and said "What the ****? Someone overwatered the plants." No one cared and people just ignored her stupidity because she's Bisaya and do not want to trigger their entitlement.
by dioXUD February 16, 2021
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