HyperDic: philippines

English > 2 senses of the word Philippines:
NOUNlocationPhilippines, Republic of the Philippinesa republic on the Philippine Islands
locationPhilippines, Philippine Islandsan archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Philippines > pronunciation
Soundsfih'lahpiy.nz
Rhymesgreens ... teens: 9 rhymes with iynz...
English > Philippines: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946.
SynonymRepublic of the Philippines
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Member ofAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEANAn association of nations dedicated to economic and political cooperation in southeastern Asia and who joined with the United States to fight against global terrorism
MembersFilipinoA native or inhabitant of the Philippines
Visayan, BisayanA member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines
Part ofPhilippines, Philippine IslandsAn archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Southeast AsiaA geographical division of Asia that includes Indochina plus Indonesia and the Philippines and Singapore
PartsCaloocanA suburb of Manila in southwestern Luzon
Cebu, Cebu CityAn important seaport on the island of Cebu in the Philippines
Manila, capital of the PhilippinesThe capital and largest city of the Philippines
Quezon Citycity on Luzon adjoining Manila
Region ofAbu Sayyaf, Bearer of the SwordA small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines
Alex Boncayao Brigade, ABB, Revolutionary Proletarian Army, RPA-ABBAn urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines
Manila BayA naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898)
Moro Islamic Liberation FrontA terrorist group in the southern Philippines formed in 1977 to establish an independent Islamic state for the Moros
New People's Army, NPAA terrorist organization that is the militant wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines
Pentagon GangA Filipino terrorist group that broke away from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in 2001 in order to continue terrorism and kidnapping and extortion
adoboA dish of marinated vegetables and meat or fish
pungapung, telingo potato, elephant yam, Amorphophallus paeonifolius, Amorphophallus campanulatusputrid-smelling aroid of southeastern Asia (especially the Philippines) grown for its edible tuber
SpanishFilipinas, Philippines, República de las Filipinas
CatalanFilipines, Les Filipines
AdjectivesFilipino, Philippineof or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs / customs
English > Philippines: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands.
SynonymPhilippine Islands
Instance ofarchipelagoA group of many islands in a large body of water
MembersTagalogA member of a people native to the Philippines chiefly inhabiting central Luzon around and including Manila
Part ofPacific, Pacific OceanThe largest ocean in the world
PartsCebuOne of the Visayan islands of the central Philippines
LuzonThe main island of the Philippines
MindanaoThe second largest island of the Philippines at the southern end of the archipelago
MindoroA mountainous island in the central Philippines
Philippines, Republic of the PhilippinesA republic on the Philippine Islands
Visayan Islands, Bisayasgroup of islands in the central Philippines
Region ofBataan, CorregidorThe peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II
Leyte, Leyte Island, Leyte invasionA battle in World War II
SpanishArchipiélago de Filipinas, Filipinas, Philippines
CatalanArxipèlag de Filipines, Filipines

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