- of or relating to the Philippines or their inhabitants; Filipino.
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Correction: Ferdinand Marcos, the former Philippine president, was referred to incorrectly in an earlier version of this story.The Right's Hypocrisy on Freedom
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Philippine officials initially came up with the idea in 2006 but backed out at the last minute.11 Extreme Oil Spill Solutions
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In the Philippine campaign and in both World Wars I and II, as well as in Vietnam, American armies were drawn from civilians.The Militarization of America
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We are not waging war against the inhabitants of the Philippine Islands.
He was killed in the Philippine Islands in a battle with the natives.Introductory American History
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It was known in Manila that the hostile squadron was on the way to the Philippine capital.
Philippine mangoes are far superior to any others grown in the East.
Philippine musicians have won fame outside their own country.
- another word for Filipino (def. 3)
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