Associations to the word «Manila»


MANILA, proper noun. The capital of the Philippines, located on the island of Luzon.
MANILA, adjective. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippines; made in, or exported from, that city.
MANILA, adjective. Made of manila paper or material like it.
MANILA, adjective. Yellow-brown; colored like manila paper.
MANILA, noun. Fiber made from abaca (Manila hemp), used to make ropes and manila paper.
MANILA, noun. The yellow-brown colour of manila.
MANILA HEMP, noun. The fibre of the abaca.
MANILA ROPE, noun. Rope made from fibres of Manila hemp

Dictionary definition

MANILA, noun. A strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp.
MANILA, noun. The capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon.

Wise words

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