ⓘ Dimasaua

                                     

ⓘ Dimasaua

Dimasaua, also spelled Dimasawa and Dimasava, was the invented name created by 17th-century Spanish missionary Fr. Francisco Colin, S.J., pointing to a tiny isle in southern Leyte whose chief, according to Colin, "gave the most signal service" to Ferdinand Magellan and his crew at the port of Butuan in March–April 1521.

The incident described in paragraph embodiment Magellans stay in Philippine waters, part of the historical studies of labor evangelica obreros de La compañia de jesús bath Las Islas Filipinas, which was published 1663 in Madrid.