1A member of a people of central Luzon island in the Philippines, principally inhabiting its central plain around the Pampanga river.
2The Northern Philippine language of the Kapampangans.
Of, relating to, or designating the Kapampangans or their language.
1960s. From Kapampangan kapampangan, self-designation and name of a river and province, lit. ‘place of many river banks’ from ka- -an, affix sequence forming locative nouns having the characteristics of the root word + pampang river bank.