Philippine

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Philippine (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to the Philippines.
    Synonym: Filipino

Usage notes[edit]

  • "Philippine" is usually used to describe things from the country, and "Filipino", the country's people.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as eene ghesloten stadt, die noemende Philippijne in 1505. Named after the city's location in the Philippinepolder, which is named in turn after Philip I of Castile (1478-1506).

See also Zealandic Phelippine, Phelpine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌfi.liˈpi.nə/
  • Hyphenation: Phi‧lip‧pi‧ne
  • Rhymes: -inə

Proper noun[edit]

Philippine n

  1. A city and former municipality of Terneuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Philippine f (plural Philippines)

  1. female equivalent of Philippin