strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers.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.
Origin of Manila paper
First recorded in 1870–75
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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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