Philippines, Republic of the Philippines(noun)
a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946
Philippines, Philippine Islands(noun)
an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands
The Republic of the Philippines, a Southeast Asian country comprised of over seven thousand islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Origin: From Filipinas, from Felipe, the name of a King of Spain.
The Philippines, officially known as the Republic of the Philippines, is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam. The Sulu Sea to the southwest lies between the country and the island of Borneo, and to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia. It is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea. Its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire and its tropical climate make the Philippines prone to earthquakes and typhoons but have also endowed the country with natural resources and made it a megadiverse country. Covering almost three hundred thousand square kilometres makes it the 73rd largest independent nation and an archipelago comprising 7,107 islands, the Philippines is categorized broadly into three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Its capital city is Manila. With a population of more than 103 million people the Philippines is the seventh most populated Asian country and the 12th most populated country in the world. An additional 12 million Filipinos live overseas. Multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the islands. In prehistoric times, Negritos were some of the archipelago's earliest inhabitants. They were followed by successive waves of Austronesian peoples who brought with them influences from Malay, Hindu, and Islamic societies. Thus, establishing various nations either ruled by Datus, Rajahs, Sultans or Lakans. Trade and subsequent Chinese settlement also introduced Chinese cultural elements which remain to this day.
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The numerical value of Philippines in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Philippines in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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In the Miss Philippines, they love me — but I ca n’t go to Colombia.
He did a lot of good things in the Philippines. Big, big accomplishments.
Passengers in Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia - the big problem is safety.
This is a tactical victory for the Philippines and a strategic defeat for international law.
The release happened because of coordination between the governments of Indonesia and the Philippines.
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