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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cigar or cheroot made in Manila.
  • noun Manila paper.
  • noun A light yellow brown.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun [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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city.
  • adjective Manila paper or the color of manila papaer.
  • adjective a cheroot or cigar made of tobacco grown in the Philippine Islands.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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