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 strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers.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