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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Filipino  \Fil`i*pi"no\,  n.;  pl  {Filipinos}.  [Sp.] 
  A  native  of  the  Philippine  Islands,  specif.  one  of  Spanish 
  descent  or  of  mixed  blood. 
 
  Then  there  are  Filipinos,  --  ``children  of  the 
  country,''  they  are  called  --  who  are  supposed  to  be 
  pure-blooded  descendants  of  Spanish  settlers.  But  there 
  are  few  of  them  without  some  touch  of  Chinese  or  native 
  blood.  --The  Century. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Filipino 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  characteristic  of  the  Philippines  or 
  its  people  or  customs;  "the  Philippine  President";  "our 
  Filipino  cook"  [syn:  {Filipino},  {Philippine}] 
  n  1:  a  native  or  inhabitant  of  the  Philippines  [syn:  {Filipino}] 
  2:  official  language  of  the  Philippines;  based  on  Tagalog; 
  draws  its  lexicon  from  other  Philippine  languages  [syn:  {Philippine}, 
  {Filipino}] 




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