1. [ noun ] (government,geography) a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
Synonyms: Republic_of_the_Philippines
Related terms: country Filipino Visayan Southeast_Asia quezon_city Manila_Bay Manila Cebu pungapung abb abu_sayyaf new_people's_army moro_islamic_liberation_front pentagon_gang adobo Manila_Bay
2. [ noun ] (geography) an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
Synonyms: Philippine_Islands
Related terms: archipelago Tagalog Pacific Leyte Mindoro Luzon Visayan_Islands Cebu mindanao Bataan
Similar spelling:   Philippine