geographical name city & port capital of the Philippines on W coast of Luzon on Manila Bay (inlet of South China Sea) population 1,587,000

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  • Manīla — Manīla, Hauptstadt der Insel Luzon und der Philippinen, am Ostufer der nach ihr benannten prächtigen Bai (s. die Textkärtchen, S. 226, und Karte »Hinterindien«), in die der Pasig mündet, unter 14°35 nördl. Br., mit (1899) 302,154 Einw. (Tagalen,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 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 — Manila, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 3055 Housing Units (2000): 1304 Land area (2000): 3.228834 sq. miles (8.362642 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.228834 sq. miles (8.362642 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • manila — MANÍLA s.f. Fibră textilă extrasă din frunzele unei plante exotice (Musa textilis), folosită la fabricarea frânghiilor, a sforilor şi a unor pânzeturi. – Din fr. manille. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  maníla s. f., g. d. art.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Manila — (also Manilla) ► NOUN 1) (also Manila hemp) a plant fibre used for rope, matting, paper, etc. 2) strong brown paper, originally made from Manila hemp. 3) a cigar or cheroot made in Manila. ORIGIN from Manila, the capital of the Philippines; the… …   English terms dictionary

  • Manila — Manila1 [mə nil′ə] n. [often m ] 1. MANILA HEMP 2. MANILA PAPER 3. MANILA ROPE: Also Manilla Manila2 [mə nil′ə] seaport & capital of the Philippines, in SW Luzon, on an inlet (Manila Bay …   English World dictionary

  • Manila — Manila, 1) (Manilla, Luçon, Luzon), Hauptinsel aus der Gruppe der Philippinen (Südostasien), 1937 QM.; durch die Straße Bernardino von Samar getrennt; bildet südöstlich die Halbinsel Camerino, hat viele Busen (Lingayen, Manila, Lampon, Miguel u.a …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Manila — Mȁnila (Manìla) ž DEFINICIJA luka i glavni grad Filipina, 1.987.100 stan. (Velika Manila o. 7,2 mil. stan.) …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Manila — • This archdiocese comprises the city of Manila, the provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Cavite, Mindoro, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Rizal, Tarlac, and Zambales; and the Districts of Infanta and Marinduque in the Province of Tayabas Catholic Encyclopedia.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Manila — hemp (abaca fiber used in making fabrics, rope and paper); Manila paper (buff color paper prized for its heavy duty applications) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

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