There are 2 main translations of Manila in Spanish

: Manila1Manila2

Manila1

Manila, n.

Pronunciation /məˈnɪlə//məˈnɪlə/

noun

  • 1

    (in Philippines)
    Manila feminine

There are 2 main translations of Manila in Spanish

: Manila1Manila2

Manila2

cáñamo de Manila, n.

(Manilla)

Pronunciation /məˈnɪlə//məˈnɪlə/

noun

  • 1

    (hemp)
    cáñamo de Manila masculine
    abacá masculine
    • Manila paper is made chiefly from old Manila hemp ropes and is valuable as a strong wrapping paper.
    • This is not the case certainly with the fine ropes of Manilla hemp, which, though stronger than the best Russian hemp, are almost useless when worn out.
    • Abaca is not a hemp but since hemp was the main source of fibres for centuries, the abaca fibre was named Manila hemp.
    • Abaca, another member of the ‘hard’ fibre group is the Spanish name for what is more widely called Manila hemp, and is indigenous to the Philippines.
    • Daimler-Chrysler plans to utilize locally available natural fibers such as Manila hemp
    • And yet the introduction on a large scale of Manila hemp into the European markets in place of Russian hemp would have more than a commercial and industrial importance!
    • Later, the business world turned to Manila hemp, accelerated by the Japanese Industrial Revolution.
    • Sisal hemp is only slightly inferior in quality to Manila hemp.
    • Therefore, we arrived at a feasible product through mixing the silk fiber with the Manila hemp fiber.
    • Sansevieria or bow-string hemp has been tested in Florida as a possible substitute for Manila hemp.
  • 2

    (paper)
    papel Manila masculine
    • ‘Here are your transcripts of the plan,’ he said, handing the them a Manilla folder.
    • Give each student a sheet of the Manila paper and a piece of white chalk.
    • The assembly saw delegates housed in five-star hotels and carrying upmarket Bonia-brand bags, instead of the usual Manila paper envelopes.
    • The bearded man left the room and returned a moment later carrying two thick Manila folders which he handed to Cain.
    • Marie just rolled her eyes and turned her attention back to the piece of thick Manila paper the teacher was handing out.