strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers.
any paper resembling Manila paper.
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Origin of Manila paper
First recorded in 1870–75
Words nearby Manila paper
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British Dictionary definitions for Manila paper
a strong usually brown paper made from Manila hemp or similar fibres
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