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Type Settlement
Pronounced Pron. /mə.ˈnɪl.ə/(English) /ma.ˈ  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Tagalog Maynila, which is derived from the term may-nila meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nila) referring to the indigo plant as well as indigo dye. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippines.
Added 6/18/2017 by Beautiful Victory
Edited 9/12/2021 by Mike C and HL

See Also

User submissions Ma-ni-la, Maníla, Manîla