Republic of the Philippines


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Noun1.Republic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine IslandsRepublic of the Philippines - a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
Manila Bay - a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet
adobo - a dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish; served with rice
Abu Sayyaf, Bearer of the Sword - a small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping; "In 2001 Abu Sayyaf kidnapped twenty people and beheaded one of the American captives"
ABB, Alex Boncayao Brigade, Revolutionary Proletarian Army, RPA-ABB - an urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s
Moro Islamic Liberation Front - a terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros; have clashed with troops at United States bases
New People's Army, NPA - a terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines; a Maoist organization formed to overthrow the government; uses hit squads called Sparrow Units; opposes United States military presence in the Philippines
Pentagon Gang - a Filipino terrorist group that broke away from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in 2001 in order to continue terrorism and kidnapping and extortion
ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations - an association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
Southeast Asia - a geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore
Philippine Islands, Philippines - an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
capital of the Philippines, Manila - the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon
Caloocan - a suburb of Manila in southwestern Luzon
Cebu, Cebu City - an important seaport on the island of Cebu in the Philippines
Quezon City - city on Luzon adjoining Manila
Filipino - a native or inhabitant of the Philippines
Bisayan, Visayan - a member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines
Amorphophallus campanulatus, Amorphophallus paeonifolius, elephant yam, pungapung, telingo potato - putrid-smelling aroid of southeastern Asia (especially the Philippines) grown for its edible tuber
Translations
Republik der Philippinen
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