Manila

[ muh-nil-uh ]
/ məˈnɪl ə /

noun

a seaport in and the capital of the Philippines, on W central Luzon. Abbreviation: Man.Compare Quezon City.

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Manila
/ (məˈnɪlə) /

noun

the chief port of the Philippines, on S Luzon on Manila Bay: capital of the republic until 1948 and from 1976; seat of the Far Eastern University and the University of Santo Tomas (1611). Pop: 10 677 000 (2005 est)
a type of cigar made in this city
(often not capital) short for Manila hemp, Manila paper
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