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Manila appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Ali names it in a series on television ("Ill in Illinois"): "I’ve let nose ire sanitise Manila."
  • "Tide… born under a tide’s area is a foster animal I named," I sniff, "inside Manila, minarets of Asia erased it; a red nun robed it."
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Definition of the noun manila

What does manila mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • manila: manilas
  • Manila: Manilas

  1. a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • alternative spelling: manilla
    • synonyms of manila: manila paper / manilla paper
    • more generic word: paper = a material made of cellulose pulp derived mainly from wood or rags or certain grasses

Alternative definition of the noun manila

noun

  1. Fiber made from abaca (Manila hemp), used to make ropes and manila paper.
  2. The yellow-brown colour of manila.

Definition of the adjective manila

What does manila mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippines; made in, or exported from, that city.
  2. Made of manila paper or material like it.
  3. Yellow-brown; colored like manila paper.

Places

  1. Manila is the capital and second largest city of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities which, along with the municipality of Pateros, make up Metro Manila, the National Capital Region, whose overall population is around 12 million.
  2. Manila is a small town located on the northern edge of Daggett County, Utah, just south of the Wyoming border. The town is at the junction of State Route 43 and State Route 44, and is the county seat of Daggett County. Nearby sites include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area and the Flaming Gorge Reservoir just east of town, and to the south is Ashley National Forest, which includes Kings Peak, the highest point in Utah. The population was 308 at the 2000 census. The settlement was named Manila in 1898, commemorating the American naval victory at the Battle of Manila Bay in the Philippines.
  3. Manila is a city in Mississippi County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 3,055 at the 2000 census. It was the hometown of World War I sniper Herman Davis. A park in the town honors his memory today.
  4. Manila a.k.a. Manila, California: Manila is a census-designated place located adjacent to Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California. It is located 3.25 miles north of downtown Eureka, at an elevation of 13 feet. The ZIP Code is 95521. The population was 784 at the 2010 census.
  5. Manila a.k.a. Manila, Kentucky: Manila is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States. Manila's original post office opened on July 1, 1898 and was named in honor of the Battle of Manila Bay, which had occurred earlier that year. The community's ZIP code is 41238.
  6. Manila a.k.a. Manila, West Virginia: Manila is a small unincorporated community in Boone County, West Virginia, United States. Like other American settlements named for the Philippine capital, the town was christened such around 1900 during the Spanish–American War to commemorate the United States' naval victory at the 1898 Battle of Manila Bay.

There are other places with in their name, like Manila Zoo, Manila Poblacion, Manila Ocean Park, Metropolitan Manila, Montessori De Manila, University of Manila, Manila North Cemetery, InterContinental Manila, Manila Chinese Cemetery, St. Paul University Manila, St. Paul University-Manila, Ateneo de Manila University, International School Manila, De La Salle University-Manila, St. Scholastica's College Manila, University of the City of Manila, University of the Philippines Manila, Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, San Sebastian College – Recoletos de Manila.

Phrases with Manila

Phrases starting with the word Manila:

  1. manila bay
  2. manila bean
  3. manila hemp
  4. Manila rope
  5. Manila-Hemp
  6. manila grass
  7. manila paper
  8. manila maguey
  9. manila tamarind
  10. Manila Sea Catfish
  11. Manila Templegrass

Phrases ending with the word Manila:

  1. Ixora Manila
  2. Argiope Manila
  3. Allothereua Manila
  4. Species Ixora Manila
  5. Species Argiope Manila
  6. Species Allothereua Manila

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Manila

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Google previewUS Army in World War II, War in the Pacific, Triumph in the Philipines (Paperback)

by Defense Dept., Army, Center of Military History

The City Manila is a city — a statement that, having been made, leaves far too much unsaid.1 It is a city of contrasts — contrasts deriving from unbroken centuries of existence and a polyglot population. It is a city of parts, capable of being all ...

Google previewPhilippines Government and Business Contacts Handbook (2007)

by USA International Business Publications

Manila is a microcosm of the rhythm of the islands, named after a delicate white mangrove plant, rhis charming city lives as a silent witness to the country's turbulent history. Once ruled by the Islamic Rajah Sulayman, the city was captured one ...

Google previewPhilippines Country Study Guide Volume 1 Strategic Information and Developments (2012)

by IBP, Inc

Given its fascinating history, Manila is a showcase of different cultures. The enterprising tourist might want to visit the ruins of Intramuros ...

Google previewUrban Transport in ASEAN (1984)

by Venkatachala Setty Pendakur

Manila is the largest single urban area in the Philippines. It is a primate city overwhelming other urban areas in population size and commerce. Its population is eight times that of the second largest city, Davao, and ten times that of the third ...

Google previewPhilippines Economic and Development Strategy Handbook (2007)

by Usa International Business Publications

Given its fascinating history, Manila is a showcase of different cultures. The enterprising tourist might want to visit the ruins of Intramuros ...

Google previewPhilippines Mining Laws and Regulations Handbook (2010)

by Usa Ibp Usa

Manila is a microcosm of the rhythm of the islands, named after a delicate white mangrove plant, rhis charming city lives as a silent witness to the country's turbulent history. Once ruled by the Islamic Rajah Sulayman, the city was captured one ...

Google previewPhilippines Justice System and National Police Handbook Volume 1 Strategic Information and Regulations (2013)

by Usa Ibp

Manila is a microcosm of the rhythm of the islands, named after a delicate white mangrove plant, rhis charming city lives as a silent witness to the country's turbulent history. Once ruled by the Islamic Rajah Sulayman, the city was captured one ...

Google previewPhilippines Company Laws and Regulations Handbook Volume 1 Strategic , Practical Informtion and Regulations

by IBP, Inc.

Manila is a microcosm of the rhythm of the islands, named after a delicate white mangrove plant, rhis charming city lives as a silent witness to the country's turbulent history. Once ruled by the Islamic Rajah Sulayman, the city was captured one ...

Google previewPhilippines Energy Policy, Laws and Regulations Handbook Volume 1 Strategic Information and Basic Laws (2015)

by IBP, Inc.

Manila is a microcosm of the rhythm of the islands, named after a delicate white mangrove plant, rhis charming city lives as a silent witness to the country's turbulent history. Once ruled by the Islamic Rajah Sulayman, the city was captured one ...

Google previewThe Philippines (2000)

A Singular and a Plural Place by David Joel Steinberg

Manila is a world apart from the countryside around and behind it. The Tagalog word for the interior, for the mountains, is bundok, a word that entered the American lexicon as "boonies" or "boondocks." The interior is a place from which many ...

Google previewFilet & Release (2007)

by Oleh Lysiak

Manila is a city worth exploring with history, cuisine, architecture, romance, exotica and services to please the most...

Manila is an enormous city with over 10 million inhabitants who live in imaginative dwellings from cardboard and tin shacks ...

Google previewPhilippines Industrial and Business Directory (2007)

by USA International Business Publications

MANILA. Manila is a microcosm of the rhythm of the islands, named after a delicate white mangrove plant, rhis charming city lives ...

Google previewThe Christian Advocate (1916)

Manila is an Oriental city. Less so than other cities of the East, but here as in those other Eastern cities one finds the “lethargy of the Orient,” a general disregard for tsSabbath, except among the more conscientious Americans. Manila is a port ...

Google previewCebuano Sorcery; Malign Magic in the Philippines (1967)

by Richard Warren Lieban

Today Manila is the main international port in the Philippines, but Cebu City ...

Google previewSelling Destinations (2004)

Geography for the Travel Professional by Marc Mancini

Manila is the political and industtial cenrer of the country. It's a place of contrasts, with millionaite communities hard by reeming slums. Most toutists sray in the Ermira disttict near Lunera Park. There's excellent shopping here. (The best known ...

Google previewInspire to Innovate (2005)

Management and Innovation in Asia by Arnoud De Meyer

Manila is the SMS capital of the world (although mainland China may replace it in the future). Whereas globally the average number of messages sent per subscriber per month is about 35 (with the USA and France both averaging less than ...

Google previewUrban Development and Civil Society (2013)

The Role of Communities in Sustainable Cities by Michael Carley, Harry Smith, Paul Jenkins

URBAN MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN METRO MANILA Michael Carley andjosefa Rizalina Bautista INTRODUCTION Metro Manila is the focus of the economic and political life of the Philippines. It is home to around ...

Google previewDevelopment Challenges, South-South Solutions: September 2011 Issue (2015)

Development Challenges, South-South Solutions is the monthly e-newsletter for the United Nations Development Programme’s South-South Cooperation Unit (www.southerninnovator.org). by David South, Wrtier

Manila is a city of stark and startling contrasts: there are ...

Google previewA Pronouncing Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary of the Philippine Islands, United States of America, with Maps, Charts and Illustrations (1902)

Also the Law of the Civil Government in the Philippine Islands Passed by Congress and Approved by the President July 1, 1902, with a Complete Index by United States. Bureau of Insular Affairs, De Benneville Randolph Keim

The stone way leaving it about the center leads to "La Convalescencia," an asylum on a small islet in the river 192 The Escolta, the commercial street of Manila, Luzon. A view taken from the west end 192 Calle de (street of) Rosario, Binondo ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Philippines (2012)

by Artemio R. Guillermo

Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines, quarterly. Philippine Agriculturist. Los Baños: University of the Philippines, semiannually. Philippine Economics Journal . Manila: Philippine Economics Society, quarterly. Philippine Historical Review.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (2012)

The Social Science of Garbage by Carl A. Zimring, William L. Rathje, Consulting Editor

Metropolitan Manila is the formal name given to the 13 cities and four municipalities that comprise a rapidly growing megacity, one...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of European Imperialism (1991)

by James Stuart Olson, Robert Shadle

In 1898, during the Spanish- American War*, a United States fleet captured Manila, and later in the year all of the Philippines were transferred to American sovereignty. Manila was part of that colonial system until the Philippines received ...

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Small photo of Fort Santiago, Manila, Philippines, 19 August 2017 - Entrance/ Exit Door at Fort Santiago in Manila, PhilippinesSmall photo of 10 April 2014 - Manila, Philippines : Manila's roads are congested with taxis and buses, making travel around the city slow and challenging.Small photo of Manila Cathedral, Intramuros, Manila, PhilippinesSmall photo of Manila, Philippines - Dec 21, 2015. Traffic on street at Chinatown in Manila, Philippines. Manila Chinatown is one of the largest and oldest in the world.Small photo of MANILA, PHILIPPINES - MARCH 18: Underwater tunnel on March, 18, 2013, Manila, Philippines. In terms of floor space, oceanarium is larger than oceanarium in Singapore, features a 25-metre tunnel.Small photo of Gazebo at Fort Santiago, in Intramuros, Manila, The Philippines.Small photo of The Manila Cathedral, in Intramuros, Manila, The Philippines More...

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Sign language

Talk # 1 - Metro Manila Sign Language Congregation April 22, 2009

Bro. Ephraim Gauna - Oroquieta Congregation.

Quotes about Manila

We're in Manila. Come on, gorilla; this is a thriller. (Joe Frazier)
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Scrabble value of M3A1N1I1L1A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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