(noun, adjective)


1. Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the Philippines; made in, or exported from, that city.

2. Made of manila paper or material like it.

- a manila envelope

3. Yellow-brown; colored like manila paper.


1. a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp

Similar word(s): manilla

Definition categories: substance, paper

2. the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon

Definition categories: location