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English Dictionary: manila paper by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
manila paper
n
  1. a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp
    Synonym(s): manila, manila paper, manilla, manilla paper
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Manila \Ma*nil"a\, Manilla \Ma*nil"la\, a.
      Of or pertaining to Manila or Manilla, the capital of the
      Philippine Islands; made in, or exported from, that city.
  
      {Manila cheroot} [or] {cigar}, a cheroot or cigar made of
            tobacco grown in the Philippine Islands.
  
      {Manila hemp}, a fibrous material obtained from the {Musa
            textilis}, a plant allied to the banana, growing in the
            Philippine and other East India islands; -- called also by
            the native name {abaca}. From it matting, canvas, ropes,
            and cables are made.
  
      {Manila paper}, a durable brown or buff paper made of Manila
            hemp, used as a wrapping paper, and as a cheap printing
            and writing paper. The name is also given to inferior
            papers, made of other fiber.
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