Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A cheroot made in Manila.
  • n. See abaca.
  • n. Manila paper.
  • n. A light yellow brown.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippines; made in, or exported from, that city.
  • adj. Made of manila paper or material like it.
  • adj. Yellow-brown; colored like manila paper.
  • n. Fiber made from abaca (Manila hemp), used to make ropes and manila paper.
  • n. The yellow-brown colour of manila.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city.
  • adj. Manila paper or the color of manila papaer.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. [capitalized] A kind of cheroot manufactured in Manila, the capital of the Philippine Islands.—2. A fibrous material obtained from the leaves of Musa textilis, the abaca or abaka, a plant that grows in the Philippine Islands.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
  • n. the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon

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Manila (Wiktionary)

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