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Philippines

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

Definition of Philippines

  1. 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

or Spanish Filipinas play \ˌfē-lē-ˈpē-(ˌ)näs\ or Pilipino Pilipinas play \ˌpē-lē-ˈpē-(ˌ)näs\


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