What does the word manilla mean?

Usage examples for manilla

  1. I was always called thus at Manilla and at Cavite. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironi√®re
  2. This was done; and at the appointed hour the brigantine was once more sailed into a suitable position with regard to the Manilla; the boats were manned, lowered, and we managed to get away from the brigantine without much difficulty. – The Log of a Privateersman by Harry Collingwood
  3. With a fragrant Manilla cigar between his lips, and his good stick in his hand, the Colonel paced up and down the well- kept gravel paths, at peace with all mankind. – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards