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Manila

The capital of the Philippines, on southwest Luzon Island and Manila Bay, an inlet of the South China Sea. Founded in 1571, the city was controlled by Spain until it was seized by US troops in 1898 during the Spanish-American War. It was held by the Japanese from 1942 to 1945 during World War II.

ma·nil·a

or ma·nil·la  (mə-nĭl′ə)
n.
1. often Manila or Manilla A cigar or cheroot made in Manila.
2. See abaca.
3. Manila paper.
4. A light yellow brown.

Manila

(məˈnɪlə)
n
1. (Placename) the chief port of the Philippines, on S Luzon on Manila Bay: capital of the republic until 1948 and from 1976; seat of the Far Eastern University and the University of Santo Tomas (1611). Pop: 10 677 000 (2005 est)
2. a type of cigar made in this city
3. (Plants) (often not capital) short for Manila hemp, Manila paper
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (often not capital) short for Manila hemp, Manila paper

Ma•nil•a

(məˈnɪl ə)

n.
1. the capital of the Philippines, on W central Luzon. 1,655,000.
3. (sometimes l.c.) Manila paper.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Manila - a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hempmanila - a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
paper - a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses
2.Manila - the capital and largest city of the PhilippinesManila - the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon
Philippines, Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
Translations

Manila

[məˈnɪlə] NManila f

manila

manilla [məˈnɪlə] ADJ [envelope, paper] → manila

Manila

[məˈnɪlə] n (= place) → Manille, Manila

manila

Manila [məˈnɪlə] adj (= paper) → papier m kraft

manila

, manilla
n
(= manila paper)Hartpapier nt; manila envelopesbraune Umschläge
(= manila hemp)Manilahanf m

Manila

[məˈnɪlə] nManila

manila

manilla [məˈnɪlə] adj (paper, envelope) → manilla inv
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Top winners in three different categories were the Foundation University in Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental; Bintawan National High School in Villaverde, Nueva Ecija; and Divisoria Elementary School in Santiago City, Isabela.
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Meanwhile, policemen seized and confiscated on Thursday illegal firecrackers in Divisoria, Manila's popular street-side commercial area, said Senior Superintendent Gilbert Cruz, director of Manila Police District.
Como se ha senalado, las contradicciones son inherentes a El proximo Oriente ya que el filme promueve en cierta medida el dialogo multietnico y la hibridez cultural, pero a su vez, mantiene una frontera divisoria invisible entre los individuos extranjeros y los nacionales, favoreciendo la jerarquizacion arbitraria del poder a la subjetividad masculina espanola.
Esses homens, da mesma forma como Enrique Varona, antes deles, vislumbraram a importancia de ultrapassar a linha divisoria ocupacional (e muitas vezes racial) entre a fabrica e o campo.
Las dos ultimas habitaciones del tercer piso, donde se encuentra uno de los sectores intermedios, ofrecen la posibilidad de, en caso de emergencia, conformarse como 4 unidades intensivas ya que la divisoria es una pared de hojas de madera rebatibles.
El sistema de salud es muy comercializado y la linea divisoria entre los sectores "publico" y "privado" es borrosa.
Si bien en sus origenes pudo tener un interes en servir para ayudar a establecer una linea divisoria entre grupos destructivos y benignos (Chambers, Langone y Malinoski, 1996), no recomendamos su empleo con tal objetivo, partiendo de la idea de que la experiencia de cada persona en un mismo grupo y los efectos que derive de su pertenencia al mismo pueden ser de diferente naturaleza (Barker, 1989), lo que hace imposible generalizar la experiencia de unos pocos a la del total.
Descrevem-se as criancas negras como as que haviam tido a alma tolhida, petrificada; semelhantemente, estao "do outro lado da linha divisoria seus primos brancos, de alma tambem tolhida, girando em torno de si mesmos, cada vez mais apertados nos seus casulos" (COETZEE, 1992, p.
A medida que a logica da industria passa a operar na producao cultural, postulam os autores, a linha divisoria entre a arte e cultura e modificada.
A seguir, elas parecem trocar correspondencia sincronicamente (Frames 4 e 5), efeito produzido pela justaposicao de caixas de correio na linha divisoria dos dois planos-moldura.
Sem duvida que se contribuiu com muito para o desenvolvimento das culturas humanas em cada um destes periodos, mas pareceria perigoso tracar uma linha divisoria demasiado pronunciada entre "nos" e as grandes civilizacoes do Proximo Oriente Antigo (nem sequer da india ou da China), pois elas possuiam e utilizavam uma invencao critica da humanidade na esfera das comunicacoes, nomeadamente a escrita, cujo uso nao era simplesmente cosmetico mas penetrou profundamente em muitas areas da vida social, permitindo a evolucao de novas formas de organizacao social e novas vias de tratamento da informacao.