laban laban  /ˈleɪ bən/


  • (n) Hungarian choreographer who developed Labanotation (1879-1958)


  1. After his announcement the crowd sang the patriotic song, "Bayan Ko" (My Country) while raising their hands to show the "L" sign for "laban," the Filipino word for fight, which was .
  2. But then the choppers landed, and out came airmen waving white flags and giving the L sign for laban (fight), a symbol of the opposition.


  1. Local news and sports reporting covering Niles, Dowagiac, Cassopolis, Edwardsburg, Cass County, Berrien County in ...

    CASSOPOLIS — A 27-year–old Dowagiac man will spend the next two years in prison for stealing 19 guns from a local hardware store. Judge Michael Dodge sentenced Laban Pond to two years in the Michigan Department of Corrections on a felony firearms charge Friday in Cass County Circuit Court.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Niles Daily Star

  2. Words on the beer scene from two who know

    This is an excerpt from Craig LaBan's online chat: Craig LaBan: Welcome to our annual Beer Week/Brew-vitational Edition of the Philly Food Chat. Check out Brewvi coverage at to find out which of the 49 beers won Best New Beer, and also Best Pilsner, a focused category added this year.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer


  • "Sa ngayon, ang masasabi ko lang po ay hindi ko sinasarado yung pintuan sa pulitika. I-set aside ko muna dahil may coming fight ako, mas mauna yung laban ko. (For now, what I can say is that I am not closing my doors to politics. I will just set it...
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Manny Pacquiao Source: GMA

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