1. a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946 (Freq. 2)
Members of this Region:
Instance Hypernyms: ↑country, ↑state, ↑land
Member Holonyms: ↑Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ↑ASEAN
Part Holonyms: ↑Southeast Asia, ↑Philippine Islands
Member Meronyms: ↑Filipino, ↑Visayan, ↑Bisayan
Part Meronyms: ↑Manila, ↑capital of the Philippines, ↑Caloocan, ↑Cebu, ↑Cebu City, ↑Quezon City
2. an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Syn: ↑Philippine Islands
Members of this Region: ↑Bataan, ↑Corregidor, ↑Leyte, ↑Leyte Island, ↑Leyte invasion
Instance Hypernyms: ↑archipelago
Part Holonyms: ↑Pacific, ↑Pacific Ocean
Member Meronyms: ↑Tagalog
Part Meronyms:

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(the) Philippines [Philippines] [ˈfɪlɪpiːnz] [ˈfɪlɪpiːnz] noun plural
a country consisting of a group of islands in South East Asia
see also Filipina, Filipino

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