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manilla


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manilla  \Ma*nil"la\,  a. 
  Same  as  {Manila}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manila  \Ma*nil"a\,  Manilla  \Ma*nil"la\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  Manila  or  Manilla,  the  capital  of  the 
  Philippine  Islands;  made  in  or  exported  from  that  city. 
 
  {Manila  cheroot}  or  {cigar},  a  cheroot  or  cigar  made  of 
  tobacco  grown  in  the  Philippine  Islands. 
 
  {Manila  hemp},  a  fibrous  material  obtained  from  the  {Musa 
  textilis},  a  plant  allied  to  the  banana,  growing  in  the 
  Philippine  and  other  East  India  islands;  --  called  also  by 
  the  native  name  {abaca}.  From  it  matting,  canvas,  ropes, 
  and  cables  are  made 
 
  {Manila  paper},  a  durable  brown  or  buff  paper  made  of  Manila 
  hemp,  used  as  a  wrapping  paper,  and  as  a  cheap  printing 
  and  writing  paper.  The  name  is  also  given  to  inferior 
  papers,  made  of  other  fiber. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Manilla  \Ma*nil"la\,  n.  [Sp.  manilla;  cf  It  maniglio, 
  maniglia  F.  manille;  Pg  manilha;  all  fr  L.  manus  hand,  and 
  formed  after  the  analogy  of  L.  monile,  pl  monilia,  necklace: 
  cf  F.  manille.] 
  1.  A  ring  worn  upon  the  arm  or  leg  as  an  ornament,  especially 
  among  the  tribes  of  Africa. 
 
  2.  A  piece  of  copper  of  the  shape  of  a  horseshoe,  used  as 
  money  by  certain  tribes  of  the  west  coast  of  Africa. 
  --Simmonds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  manilla 
  n  :  a  strong  paper  or  thin  cardboard  with  a  smooth  light  brown 
  finish  made  from  e.g.  Manila  hemp  [syn:  {manila},  {manila 
  paper},  {manilla  paper}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Manilla,  IA  (city,  FIPS  48855) 
  Location:  41.88906  N,  95.23504  W 
  Population  (1990):  898  (389  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  51454 
  Manilla,  IN 
  Zip  code(s):  46150 




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