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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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