Manila admitted the two do have queen-on-queen relations and said they are "drag lesbians."
The man with the skinny tie tells me that the comic book is transported in a Manila envelope.
Perhaps he holds up a Manila folder and declares “I is all done wit me quahtahly repahts boss, and dey is IRIE!”
We are simultaneously horrified and enlarged by the last section of Thrilla in Manila as it sums up what those two titans embody.
Witness Ferdinand Marcos leaving Manila in 1986 with 24 suitcases of gold bricks.
He looked back fondly to the days when he had sung his part in the antiphony in the magnificent cathedral at Manila.
My ship's been drydocked and overhauled and she's in New York now loadin' for Manila.
There is but one species of tobacco grown in Manila, and the size of the leaf is the sole element that regulates the value.
I would make a bet you wouldn't get fifty miles from Manila harbor.
A theatre-night in Manila is one of unrestrained gayety—and the fun-loving Filipinos rarely miss an opportunity to attend a show.
1690s, capital of the Philippines, gave its name (with altered spelling) to manilla hemp (1814), original source of manilla paper (1832). Said to be from Tagalog may "there is" + nila "shrub of the indigo family," but this would not be a native word.
from Spanish Islas Filipinas, literally "the islands of Philip," named for Philip II, king of Spain. Related: Philippine.
Note: The Spanish held control of the islands until 1898, when they were transferred to the United States after the Spanish-American War.
Note: Named for Philip II, king of Spain during the sixteenth century.
Note: Occupied by the Japanese during World War II, the islands were liberated by Allied troops under General Douglas MacArthur.
Note: Although Philippine independence had long been an important political issue, the country did not gain full independence until 1946.
Note: The country was under the virtual dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos from 1965 until 1986, when he was forced into exile in the United States.
Note: It continues to be plagued by allegations of corruption in high places and by a Muslim insurgency.