One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In the Philippines: a village, suburb, or other demarcated neighbourhood; a small territorial and administrative district forming the most local level of government.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Sailor's Magazine. From Tagalog barangay neighbourhood, barrio, community, altered from balangay a type of Malay sailing vessel.
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