noun (used with a plural verb)
Examples from the Web for philippines
Another American officer, Capt. Edwin Glenn, was convicted of cruelty in a non-fatal turn-of-the-century case in the Philippines.The Luxury Homes That Torture and Your Tax Dollars Built|Michael Daly|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After two years in the Philippines, he returned and they married, moving ‘back east’ to Iowa, and then to Kansas City.
He was, in fact, the very first person to text me after he heard of the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines.
In the Philippines, during Apocalypse, Brando had an earphone thing where they fed him lines.Robert Duvall on His Storied Career, His New Movie, and Why He’s Ditching the GOP|Marlow Stern|March 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They pushed us into Cuba and then the Philippines, where we slaughtered a quarter-million people.
In reality there was nothing novel about the issuing of such an order in the Philippines.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)|Dean Conant Worcester
The opponents based their objections mainly on what they considered the bad policy and dishonesty of retaining the Philippines.The Hero of Manila|Rossiter Johnson
It was Easter week, and on this shore the first Mass was celebrated in the Philippines.
The third group contains the great isle of Mindinao, Soloo, and most of the southern Philippines.
In the Philippines the setting of cane points is renewed each year, with few exceptions, and the planting is comparatively close.
from Spanish Islas Filipinas, literally "the islands of Philip," named for Philip II, king of Spain. Related: Philippine.