Cagayan kägī´ən, kägäyän´ [key], river, c.220 mi (350 km) long, rising in the mountains of central Luzon, Philippines, and flowing N to the Pacific Ocean at Aparri. It is navigable to small oceangoing vessels for c.15 mi (20 km) upstream. Tobacco is the chief crop of the basin.

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