Definition of manila
1 capitalized : made from Manila hemp
2 : made of manila paper
First Known Use of manila
Definition of Manila
city and port on Manila Bay (an inlet of the South China Sea), on the western coast of Luzon, Philippines population 1,661,000 ◆Manila serves as capital of the Philippines.
MANILA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of manila for English Language Learners
: made of strong, light brown paper
Definition of Manila for English Language Learners
: city in the Philippines
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