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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 Filipina told Abu Dhabi Criminal Court that she found out about her husband's second marriage after she saw pictures of the woman on his mobile phone.
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Este hecho responde a la tradicion y al ambiente cristianos que durante mas de tres siglos han dominado y dominan la vida filipina.

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