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a bay in the Philippines, in W Luzon Island: the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet 1898.
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Words nearby Manila Bay
manifold, manifolder, maniform, manikin, Manila, Manila Bay, manila grass, Manila hemp, Manila paper, Manila rope, manilla
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How to use Manila Bay in a sentence
The day before, he and more than 3,000 American paratroopers had dropped on Corregidor, a three-mile-wide, tadpole-shaped island fortress at the mouth of Manila Bay.We Want to Hear Stories of Heroism—But Those Aren’t the War Stories Veterans Want to Tell|Kevin Maurer|November 11, 2020|Time
Some shots were fired back, but in a few minutes it was all over and Dewey's squadron was safe in Manila Bay.
Down this green tropical coast they sped, and when night was near at hand they came close to the entrance of Manila Bay.
The first reports of the victory in Manila Bay were received with amazement and with considerable incredulity.The Hero of Manila|Rossiter Johnson
Further, they interfered between the insurgents and the Spaniards outside of Manila Bay.The Path of Empire|Carl Russell Fish
As a farewell, he had intended to make a demonstration in Manila Bay with many streamers, pendants, and bannerets.
British Dictionary definitions for Manila Bay
an almost landlocked inlet of the South China Sea in the Philippines, in W Luzon: mostly forms Manila harbour. Area: 1994 sq km (770 sq miles)
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