Manila

[ US /məˈnɪɫə/ ]
NOUN
  1. the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon
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  • The assembly saw delegates housed in five-star hotels and carrying upmarket Bonia-brand bags, instead of the usual Manila paper envelopes.
  • For now, all of his value can be typed onto an application and stuffed in a Manila envelope to be scanned in fifteen minutes by a member of the admissions department.
  • Jolo, about 600 miles south of Manila, is a refuge for armed gangs, bandits and pirates.
  • One paterero, new casting of Manila, caliber eight libras, length thirteen calibers, in front of the palace. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 14 of 55 1606-1609 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of The Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing
  • He had never left his village before so arriving in the capital, Manila, was a big culture shock.
  • I left Manila in a champan, which is a boat used by the Chinese, and in which they come from their country here. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 22 of 55 1625-29 Explorations by early navigators, descriptions of the islands and their peoples, their history and records of the catholic missions, as related in contemporaneous books and manuscripts, showing t
  • At a desk to the very side of the room, a very overweight, red-faced man was shuffling through some files and stuffing them into Manila folders.
  • One paterero, old Manila casting, caliber eight libras, length fourteen diameters. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 14 of 55 1606-1609 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of The Catholic Missions, As Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing
  • Flights take two days, with an overnight in Manila.
  • More than a third of economic activity takes place in Manila.
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