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A Filipino woman or girl. See Usage Note at Latina1.

[Spanish filipina, feminine of filipino, Filipino; see Filipino.]

Fil′i·pi′na adj.


(ˌfɪl əˈpi nə)
n., pl. -nas.
a girl or woman who is a native or inhabitant of the Phillipines.
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The women, who belong to the nongovernmental group Lila Pilipina, said Arroyo should also seek compensation from Japan and inclusion of forced wartime prostitution in Japanese history texts.
Saying the Japanese government has yet to indemnify its members for war atrocities, the Lila Pilipina group of comfort women, now mostly grandmothers, said they support the creation of an international criminal court (ICC), which they said will deter future violence against women and the commission of war crimes.
Pilipinas Shell said it will lessen the rate of gasoline by P0.
PANGILINAN, the business tycoon who gave basketball a much-needed shot in the arm in the last eight years, has stepped down as president of the governing Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas on Thursday.
Congratulatory greetings from Filipino expatriates in Qatar flooded the social media on Sunday following the highly-anticipated victory of Doha resident Janela Joy Pigon Cuaton in the Mutya ng Pilipinas 2015, one of the Philippines' most prestigious beauty pageant.
Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has approved new guidelines on the establishment and operation of Trust Corporations (TCs) in the country.
And now made aware of his status as the symbol of Filipinos' aspirations to make it to the NBA, Clarkson expressed his desire to play for the national team, more popularly known as Gilas Pilipinas.
Tata Motors Limited (NYSE: TTM), an India-based automaker, is collaborating with its local distributor, Pilipinas Taj Autogroup, to launch diesel-powered vehicles in Philippines in 2014.
The Philippine's most prestigious and coveted beauty pageant, Binibining Pilipinas, will hold its coronation night on March 30 at the Smart Araneta Colisuem.
Hosting Shell Eco-marathon Asia in the city of Manila will provide an all-new setting for students across the Asia Pacific region to stretch the boundaries of fuel efficiency," said Roberto Kanapi, Vice President for Communications, Pilipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation.
Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will assess whether the peso's movement is excessive and authorities will "act accordingly" to curb volatility, Governor Amando Tetangco said in an e-mail yesterday.
Pilipinas Shell said it averaged just 16,000 barrels a day of Iranian crude last year, but has now stopped and has no plans to buy any more.