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English noun: Philippines

1. Philippines (location) a republic on the Philippine Islands; achieved independence from the United States in 1946


SynonymsRepublic of the Philippines


Instance hypernymcountry, land, state


Part holonymCaloocan, capital of the Philippines, Cebu, Cebu City, Manila, Quezon City


Part meronymPhilippine Islands, Philippines, Southeast Asia


Member holonymBisayan, Filipino, Visayan


Member meronymASEAN, Association of Southeast Asian Nations


Domain region membersABB, Abu Sayyaf, adobo, Alex Boncayao Brigade, Amorphophallus campanulatus, Amorphophallus paeonifolius, Bearer of the Sword, elephant yam, Manila Bay, Moro Islamic Liberation Front, New People's Army, NPA, Pentagon Gang, pungapung, Revolutionary Proletarian Army, RPA-ABB, telingo potato

2. Philippines (location) an archipelago in the southwestern Pacific including some 7000 islands


SynonymsPhilippine Islands


Instance hypernymarchipelago


Part holonymBisayas, Cebu, Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Philippines, Republic of the Philippines, Visayan Islands


Part meronymPacific, Pacific Ocean


Member holonymTagalog


Domain region membersBataan, Corregidor, Leyte, Leyte invasion, Leyte Island









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