Philippines

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Wikipedia-logo.png Name of the Philippines on Wikipedia.en.Wikipedia:Name of the Philippines for a complete etymology.

From Spanish Filipinas, from Felipe, the name of a King of Spain.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪlɪpinz/, /ˈfɪləpinz/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:

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the Philippines

  1. The Republic of the Philippines, a Southeast Asian country comprised of over seven thousand islands in the Pacific Ocean, composed of the Philippine archipelago.
  2. The Philippine Islands, an archipelago in Southeast Asia, that forms the basis of the Philippine republic.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Do not confuse with Philippians.
  • (country): Normally used in the singular since it is the name of a country.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Philippe +‎ -in +‎ -e +‎ -s From Spanish Filipinas, from the pet form of Filipe (French: Philippe, Philip), named after the King of Spain, Philip II

Proper noun[edit]

Philippines f pl

  1. The Philippines.

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Noun[edit]

Philippines f pl

  1. plural form of Philippine feminine form of Philippins