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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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  1. Manila. a.k.a. 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. a.k.a. 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. a.k.a. 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, also formerly known as Tondo, was a historical province in the Philippines, encompassing the former pre-Hispanic kingdoms of Tondo and Maynila. In 1898, it included the City of Manila and 23 other municipalities. It was incorporated into the Province of Rizal in 1901.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.


Manila. a.k.a. Manila is an American Thoroughbred Hall of Fame Champion racehorse. He was sired by Northern Dancer's son Lyphard, out of the mare Dona Ysidra. He was bred by Filipino food and beverage magnate Eduardo Cojuangco, Jr. who owned Dona Ysidra and who named her for his grandfather's sister, Dona Ysidra Cojuangco of Tarlac, reportedly the foundress of the Cojuangco family fortune.

  • born in (33 years ago), child of Lyphard


Manila. a.k.a. Manila is a fictional character from the 1970 film Roy Colt and Winchester Jack.


  1. "Manila." a.k.a. "Manila" is the second album by Australian rock group Paul Kelly and the Dots and was originally released in August 1982 by Mushroom Records and re-released in 1990. The group travelled to The Philippines capital to record Manila during July and August 1981 with Kelly and Chris Thompson producing. Line-up changes and Kelly having his jaw broken in an assault had delayed the album's release by a year. The album contains the singles, "Clean this House", and "Alive and Well" but neither album nor singles had any chart success. All tracks were written, or co-written, by Kelly, including two with guitarist Chris Langman.
  2. "Manila." a.k.a. "Manila" is a song by Filipino band The Hotdogs. The song is written about love for the Philippine capital. It tells about a man who misses Manila while living in another country for years. The upbeat song was inspired by Tony Bennett's hit single, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco". It topped the radio charts in 1984.
  3. "Manila." a.k.a. "Manila" is a musical single of Seelenluft.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  4. "Manila." a.k.a. "Manila" is a musical album of Luc Bartoli.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "Manila." a.k.a. "Manila" is a 1976 single by The Hotdogs.
    • artist: Hotdog
    • released in (40 years ago)


"Manila." is a book by Alex Garland.

  • also known as "Manila"


  1. "Manila." a.k.a. "Manila" is an independently produced twinbill film that pays homage to Lino Brocka's Jaguar and Ishmael Bernal's Manila By Night. Piolo Pascual co-produced and starred in both episodes.
  2. "Manila." a.k.a. "The Claws of Light" is a 1975 Filipino drama film directed by Lino Brocka based on the novel In the Claws of Brightness by Edgardo M. Reyes. It is considered by many as one of the greatest films of Filipino cinema.
  3. "Manila." a.k.a. "Manila" is a 2000 film directed by Romuald Karmakar.


Manila. a.k.a. Manila is a German-style board game designed by Franz-Benno Delonge and published in 2005 by Zoch Verlag and Rio Grande Games. It involves auctioning/bidding, betting/wagering, commodity speculation, dice rolling, and worker placement. It is set in colonial Manila.

  • genres: German-style, Board game
  • publishers: Zoch, Rio Grande Games


Manila. a.k.a. Manila is a film screening venue.

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