noun (used with a plural verb)
Related Words for manilafiber, marijuana, cannabis, hashish, flax, bhang, jute, bang, fennel, abaca, ambary, kef, kif
Examples from the Web for manila
Contemporary Examples of manila
The man with the skinny tie tells me that the comic book is transported in a manila envelope.The Holy Grail of Comic Books Hid in Plain Site at New York Comic Con
October 14, 2014
He wanted to go back to Manila on a plane every day, but we all stayed out there.Robert Duvall on His Storied Career, His New Movie, and Why He’s Ditching the GOP
March 13, 2014
Together they went around the world with Muhammad Ali, to Zaire, Manila, Kuala Lumpur.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull
March 8, 2014
Look at the men playing football in the trenches in the First World War, the Thriller in Manila or the Rumble in the Jungle.The Irish Sports Betting Company Sending Dennis Rodman to North Korea
December 19, 2013
Perhaps he holds up a manila folder and declares “I is all done wit me quahtahly repahts boss, and dey is IRIE!”Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad an Unfunny Slight to Culture
January 31, 2013
Historical Examples of manila
My ship's been drydocked and overhauled and she's in New York now loadin' for Manila.Keziah Coffin
Joseph C. Lincoln
I would make a bet you wouldn't get fifty miles from Manila harbor.
The rubber-producing trees I saw about Manila were very promising.Where Half The World Is Waking Up
Within a few months troops were sent from Manila for that purpose.
A street in Manila and others in provincial towns bear his name.
1690s, capital of the Philippines, gave its name (with altered spelling) to manilla hemp (1814), original source of manilla paper (1832). Said to be from Tagalog may "there is" + nila "shrub of the indigo family," but this would not be a native word.
from Spanish Islas Filipinas, literally "the islands of Philip," named for Philip II, king of Spain. Related: Philippine.