Manila meaning

mə-nĭlə
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.
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Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippines; made in, or exported from, that city.
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Made of manila paper or material like it.

A manila envelope.

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Yellow-brown; colored like manila paper.
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Fiber made from abaca (Manila hemp), used to make ropes and manila paper.
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The yellow-brown colour of manila.
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The capital of the Philippines, located on the island of Luzon.
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A cigar or cheroot made in Manila.
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Manila paper.
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A light yellow brown.
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(place) Seaport & capital of the Philippines, in SW Luzon, on an inlet (Manila Bay) of the South China Sea.
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Origin of manila

  • Tagalog Maynila, from may nilad (may (“there is"), nilad a kind of flowering plant once found in the low-lying banks of the Pasig River), probably under influence via Spanish, from أمان الله (amān Allāh, “God's protection").

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  • Manila

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