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Philippine

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Noun

1. filipino, philippine

official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages

Adjective

2. filipino, philippine

of or relating to or characteristic of the Philippines or its people or customs

Example Sentences:
'the Philippine President'
'our Filipino cook'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Philippine

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adjective
another word for Filipino (sense 3)

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Philippine

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adjective
of the Philippine Islands or their peoples

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Philippine

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A country of eastern Asia consisting of the Philippine Islands, an archipelago in the western Pacific Ocean southeast of China. Inhabited by Malays and various indigenous groups, the islands were the first land in Asia sighted by Magellan's expedition in 1521 and were colonized by the Spanish after 1565. They came under US control in 1898 after the Spanish-American War. A commonwealth was created in 1935 and full independence achieved in 1946. The islands were occupied by Japan during much of World War II. Political turmoil led to the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos after 1965 and his exile in 1986 following the election of Corazón Aquino. Manila is the capital and Quezon City is the largest city.

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