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Noun: Philippines  'fi-lu,peenz
  1. A republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
    - Republic of the Philippines
     
  2. An archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
    - Philippine Islands
Noun: Philippine
  1. Official language of the Philippines; based on Tagalog; draws its lexicon from other Philippine languages
    - Filipino, Pilipino

Type of: archipelago, country, land, state, Western Malayo-Polynesian

Part of: ASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Pacific, Pacific Ocean, Southeast Asia

Encyclopedia: Philippines

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