a bay in the Philippines, in W Luzon Island: the American fleet under Admiral Dewey defeated the Spanish fleet 1898.
an almost landlocked inlet of the South China Sea in the Philippines, in W Luzon: mostly forms Manila harbour. Area: 1994 sq km (770 sq miles)
- Manila folder
noun a file folder made out of Manila paper; a file folder made out of another type of stiff paper
noun 1. a compact, shade-tolerant, turf-forming grass, Zoysia matrella, of southeastern Asia, having stiff leaves and flowering spikelets.
noun 1. a fibrous material made from the leafstalks of the abacá, Musa textilis, used for making ropes, fabrics, etc. noun 1. a fibre obtained from the plant abaca, used for rope, paper, etc
noun 1. strong, light-brown or buff paper, originally made from Manila hemp but now also from wood pulp substitutes and various other fibers. 2. any paper resembling Manila paper. noun 1. a strong usually brown paper made from Manila hemp or similar fibres