Etymology
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Manila

1690s, capital of the Philippines, said to be from Tagalog may "there is" + nila "shrub of the indigo family," but this last element would not be a native word. It gave its name (with altered spelling) to manilla hemp (1814), the original source of manilla paper (1832); see manilla (1). 

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Definitions of Manila
1
manila (n.)
a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp;
Synonyms: manila paper / manilla / manilla paper
2
Manila (n.)
the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon;
Synonyms: capital of the Philippines
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