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Philippines

geographical name Phil·ip·pines \-ˈpēnz, -ˌpēnz\

Definition of PHILIPPINES

country E Asia comprising the Philippine Islands; a republic; once a Spanish possession & (1898–1946) a United States possession Manila land area 115,651 square miles (299,536 square kilometers), pop 93,600,000
Philippine adjective

Variants of PHILIPPINES

Phil·ip·pines or Spanish Fi·li·pi·nas \ˌfē-lē-ˈpē-(ˌ)näs\ or Pilipino Pi·li·pi·nas \ˌpē-lē-ˈpē-(ˌ)näs\
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PHILIPPINES Defined for Kids

Philippines

geographical name Phil·ip·pines \ˌfi-lə-ˈpēnz, ˈfi-lə-ˌpēnz\

Definition of PHILIPPINES for Kids

island group approximately 500 mi. (805 km.) off SE coast of Asia; an independent country; capital, Manila
Phil·ip·pine \-ˈpēn, -ˌpēn\ adjective

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