Philippines

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kind of hemp obtained from the abaca plant in the Philippines abaca , Manila hemp , Manilla hemp
urban hit squad and guerrilla group of the Communist Party in the Philippines; formed in the 1980s ABB , Alex Boncayao Brigade , Revolutionary Proletarian Army , RPA-ABB
small gang of terrorist thugs claiming to seek a separate Islamic state for the Muslim minority in the Philippines; uses bombing and assassination and extortion and kidnapping Abu Sayyaf , Bearer of the Sword
native to the Moluccas and Philippines; a source of dammar resin Agathis alba , Agathis dammara , amboina pine , amboyna pine
epiphytic fern with large fronds; Taiwan and Philippines Aglaomorpha meyeniana , bear's-paw fern
evergreen tree of eastern Asia and Philippines having large leathery leaves and small green-white flowers in compact cymes; bark formerly used medicinally Alstonia scholaris , devil tree , dita , dita bark
putrid-smelling aroid of southeastern Asia (especially the Philippines) grown for its edible tuber Amorphophallus campanulatus , Amorphophallus paeonifolius , elephant yam , pungapung , telingo potato
small buffalo of Mindoro in the Philippines Anoa mindorensis , Bubalus mindorensis , tamarao , tamarau
knife resembling a cleaver; used in the Philippines barong
peninsula and island in the Philippines where Japanese forces besieged American forces in World War II; United States forces surrendered in 1942 and recaptured the area in 1945 Bataan , Corregidor
member of the most numerous indigenous people of the Philippines Bisayan , Visayan
group of islands in the central Philippines Bisayas , Visayan Islands
capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon capital of the Philippines , Manila
water buffalo of the Philippines carabao
long archipelago of more than 500 islands in Micronesia east of the Philippines Caroline Islands
one of the Visayan islands of the central Philippines; important for its fine harbor Cebu
important seaport on the island of Cebu in the Philippines Cebu , Cebu City
inhabitant of the island of Cebu; a member of the Visayan people of the Philippines Cebuan
language of the people of Cebu in the Philippines; its lexicon contributes to the official language of the Philippines Cebuan , Cebuano
arboreal nocturnal mammal of southeast Asia and the Philippines resembling a lemur and having a fold of skin on each side from neck to tail that is used for long gliding leaps colugo , flying cat , flying lemur
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