manila

adjective ma·nila \ mə-ˈni-lə \
variants: or less commonly manilla

Definition of manila

1 capitalized :made from Manila hemp
2 :made of manila paper

manila

noun

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First Known Use of manila

1820


Manila

geographical name Ma·nila \ mə-ˈni-lə \

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
Note: Manila serves as capital of the Philippines.

MANILA Defined for English Language Learners

manila

adjective

Definition of manila for English Language Learners

  • : made of strong, light brown paper



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