Philippine Islands love

Philippine Islands

Definitions

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  • proper n. islands of the Malay Archipelago on which the country of Philippines is situated

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  • n. an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands

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Examples

  • General MacArthur, as well as the Japanese, believed that the Philippine Islands were the 'Key to the Orient'; Japan would have to take the Philippines before attempting to conquer any other countries in Southeast Asia.

    Blood Brothers

  • -- Spain cedes to the United States the archipelago known as the Philippine Islands, and comprehending the islands lying within the following line: A line running from W. to

    The Philippine Islands

  • This well-known variety of cigars is manufactured from Manilla tobacco grown in Luzerne, one of the Philippine Islands, which is known as superior leaf for cigar purposes.

    Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce

  • Punjab, and the Philippine Islands is the fruit of the education begun at the Freshfield school.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • Spain cedes to the United States, the archipelago known as the Philippine Islands, and comprehending the islands lying within the following line: 15

    Treaty with Spain (Cession of Porto Rico and the Philippines)

  • France, China, and the Philippine Islands are the final destination of the rice export.

    Commercial Geography A Book for High Schools, Commercial Courses, and Business Colleges

  • Spain cedes to the United States the archipelago known as the Philippine Islands, and comprehending the islands lying within the following lines:

    Problems of Expansion As Considered In Papers and Addresses

  • The most remarkable case of an insect of another order mimicking a beetle is that of the Condylodera tricondyloides, one of the cricket family from the Philippine Islands, which is so exactly like a

    Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection A Series of Essays

  • The Philippines used to be called the Philippine Islands of the Pacific.

    mongster's nest

  • Beginning with the 1st day of September, 1900, the authority to exercise, subject to my approval, through the Secretary of War, that part of the power of government in the Philippine Islands which is of a legislative nature is to be transferred from the Military Governor of the islands to this Commission, to be thereafter exercised by them in the place and stead of the Military Governor, under such rules and regulations as you shall prescribe, until the establishment of the civil central government for the islands contemplated in the last foregoing paragraph, or until Congress shall otherwise provide.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

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