Manila cigar
Manila Ma*nil"a, Manilla Ma*nil"la, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city. [1913 Webster]

2. {Manila paper} or the color of {manila papaer}. [PJC]

{Manila cheroot} or {Manila cigar}, a cheroot or cigar made of tobacco grown in the Philippine Islands. [1913 Webster]


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  • Manila — Ma*nil a, Manilla Ma*nil la, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city. [1913 Webster] 2. {Manila paper} or the color of {manila papaer}. [PJC] {Manila cheroot} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manila cheroot — Manila Ma*nil a, Manilla Ma*nil la, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city. [1913 Webster] 2. {Manila paper} or the color of {manila papaer}. [PJC] {Manila cheroot} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Manila — n. (also Manilla) 1 a cigar or cheroot made in Manila. 2 (in full Manila hemp) the strong fibre of a Philippine tree, Musa textilis, used for rope etc. 3 (also manila) a strong brown paper made from Manila hemp or other material and used for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • manila — n. (also Manilla) 1 a cigar or cheroot made in Manila. 2 (in full Manila hemp) the strong fibre of a Philippine tree, Musa textilis, used for rope etc. 3 (also manila) a strong brown paper made from Manila hemp or other material and used for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Manila — [mə nɪlə] (also Manilla) noun 1》 (also Manila hemp) the strong fibre of a Philippine plant (Musa textilis), used for rope, matting, paper, etc. 2》 strong brown paper, originally made from Manila hemp. 3》 a cigar or cheroot made in Manila. Origin… …   English new terms dictionary

  • MANILA —    (270), capital of the Philippine Islands; at the head of a great bay on the W. coast of Luzon; is hot, but not unhealthy; suffers severely from storms and earthquakes, and is largely built of wood. It has a cathedral, university, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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