Manila


Manila
Manila 1690s, capital of the Philippines, gave its name (with altered spelling) to manilla hemp (1814), original source of manilla paper (1832). Said to be from Tagalog may "there is" + nila "shrub of the indigo family," but this would not be a native word.

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  • Manila —   Manila …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • Manīla — Manīla, Hauptstadt der Insel Luzon und der Philippinen, am Ostufer der nach ihr benannten prächtigen Bai (s. die Textkärtchen, S. 226, und Karte »Hinterindien«), in die der Pasig mündet, unter 14°35 nördl. Br., mit (1899) 302,154 Einw. (Tagalen,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Manila — Ma*nil a, Manilla Ma*nil la, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city. [1913 Webster] 2. {Manila paper} or the color of {manila papaer}. [PJC] {Manila cheroot} or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manila — Manila, AR U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 3055 Housing Units (2000): 1304 Land area (2000): 3.228834 sq. miles (8.362642 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.228834 sq. miles (8.362642 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • manila — MANÍLA s.f. Fibră textilă extrasă din frunzele unei plante exotice (Musa textilis), folosită la fabricarea frânghiilor, a sforilor şi a unor pânzeturi. – Din fr. manille. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  maníla s. f., g. d. art.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Manila — (also Manilla) ► NOUN 1) (also Manila hemp) a plant fibre used for rope, matting, paper, etc. 2) strong brown paper, originally made from Manila hemp. 3) a cigar or cheroot made in Manila. ORIGIN from Manila, the capital of the Philippines; the… …   English terms dictionary

  • Manila — Manila1 [mə nil′ə] n. [often m ] 1. MANILA HEMP 2. MANILA PAPER 3. MANILA ROPE: Also Manilla Manila2 [mə nil′ə] seaport & capital of the Philippines, in SW Luzon, on an inlet (Manila Bay …   English World dictionary

  • Manila — Manila, 1) (Manilla, Luçon, Luzon), Hauptinsel aus der Gruppe der Philippinen (Südostasien), 1937 QM.; durch die Straße Bernardino von Samar getrennt; bildet südöstlich die Halbinsel Camerino, hat viele Busen (Lingayen, Manila, Lampon, Miguel u.a …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Manila, AR — U.S. city in Arkansas Population (2000): 3055 Housing Units (2000): 1304 Land area (2000): 3.228834 sq. miles (8.362642 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 3.228834 sq. miles (8.362642 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Manila, UT — U.S. town in Utah Population (2000): 308 Housing Units (2000): 401 Land area (2000): 0.811981 sq. miles (2.103022 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.811981 sq. miles (2.103022 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Manila — Mȁnila (Manìla) ž DEFINICIJA luka i glavni grad Filipina, 1.987.100 stan. (Velika Manila o. 7,2 mil. stan.) …   Hrvatski jezični portal


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