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Manila paper

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noun
  1. strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers.
  2. any paper resembling Manila paper.

Origin of Manila paper

First recorded in 1870–75
Also called Manila, manilla.
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British Dictionary definitions for manila paper

Manila paper

Manilla paper

noun
  1. a strong usually brown paper made from Manila hemp or similar fibres
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