Philippine Trench

[ fil-uh-peen trench ]

  1. an oceanic trench in the western Pacific Ocean, east of the Philippines: site of the Emden Deep.

Origin of Philippine Trench

First recorded in 1930–35
  • Also called Phil·ip·pine Deep [fil-uh-peen deep], /ˈfɪl əˌpin ˈdip/, Min·da·na·o Trench [min-duh-nah-oh trench, -nou], /ˌmɪn dəˈnɑ oʊ ˈtrɛntʃ, -ˈnaʊ/, Min·da·na·o Deep .

Words Nearby Philippine Trench Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023