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  • n. Plural form of Filipino.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • To write only about Filipinos is as distasteful to me as a white writer writing only about whites.

    the tyranny of culture: writing as a filipino author

  • Canada's generous attitude toward overseas Filipinos is exemplary -- one that deserves high tribute from us, and emulation by others.

    Toward a Pacific Partnership: the Philippines and Canada in the Pacific Century

  • Williams does not mention it save obliquely but the savagery of American troops toward the Filipinos was also a continuation of the Indian Wars, and reasserted itself again later, especially in Vietnam and now in Iraq, as at Haditha, with exactly the same empty and barbaric justifications.

    Neo-Con Rage « Antiwar.com Blog

  • During the Spanish time in the Philippines, the Spanish friars called the Filipinos as indios.

    Racial discrimination

  • But the Filipinos are a great ally, they're close friends and we will cooperate in any way she suggests in getting rid of Abu Sayyaf.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2001

  • I read part of it to father, the part which says that "the Filipinos are a worthless, shiftless, lazy people; improvident, untrustworthy and immoral!"

    Terry A Tale of the Hill People

  • The Filipinos are a natural race of gamblers; they gamble and trade, many of them, for a living, refusing to work as long as they can get anything to eat without working for it.

    A Soldier in the Philippines

  • [53] So far as tradition serves to elucidate the problem of their origin, it would appear that the Filipinos are a mixed people, descendants of Papuan, Arabian, Hindoo, Malay, Japanese,

    The Philippine Islands

  • The Filipinos are a race quick to learn and to profit by knowledge He would be rash who, with the teachings of contemporaneous history in view, would fix a limit to the degree of culture and advancement yet within the reach of these people if our duty toward them be faithfully performed.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

  • I have on another occasion called the Filipinos the wards of the nation.

    State of the Union Address (1790-2001)

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