2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Philippines \Philippines\ prop. n. An East Asian country occupying the Phillipine Islands.

Syn: Republic of the Philippines. [WordNet 1.5]

2. An archipelago off the eastern coast of Asia.

Syn: Philippine Islands. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946 [syn: {Philippines}, {Republic of the Philippines}]

2: an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands [syn: {Philippines}, {Philippine Islands}]

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