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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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