Manila

Manila, capital of the Philippine Islands; at the head of a great bay on the W. coast of Luzon; is hot, but not unhealthy; suffers severely from storms and earthquakes, and is largely built of wood. It has a cathedral, university, and observatory. Its only industry is cigar-making, but the exports include also manila hemp, sugar, and coffee. The population, chiefly Tagals, includes 25,000 Chinese, many Spaniards and Europeans. In the Spanish-American War of 1898 Admiral Dewey captured the city.

Population (circa 1900) given as 270,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Manichæism * Manin, Daniel
Mandeville, Bernard de
Mandeville, Sir John
Mandingoes
Manes
Manes, Mani
Manetho
Manfred
Manfred, Count
Manhattan
Manichæism
Manila
Manin, Daniel
Manito`ba
Manitou
Manlius, Capitolinus
Mann, Horace
Manna
Mannheim
Manning, Henry Edward
Mans, Le
Mansard

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