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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 Fi·li·pi·nas play \ˌfē-lē-ˈpē-(ˌ)näs\ or Pilipino Pi·li·pi·nas play \ˌpē-lē-ˈpē-(ˌ)näs\

PHILIPPINES Defined for Kids

Philippines

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

Definition of Philippines

  1. 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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