An example of the Philippines is a Southeast Asian country with islands including Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Leyte, Samar, Negros, and Panay.
Origin of Philippinesultimately after Philip II of Spain: see Philip
- The Republic of the Philippines, a Southeast Asian country comprised of over seven thousand islands in the Pacific Ocean, composed of the Philippine archipelago.
- The Philippine Islands, an archipelago in Southeast Asia, that forms the basis of the Philippine republic.
- Do not confuse with Philippians.
- (country): Normally used in the singular since it is the name of a country.