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Manila
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Definition the capital and largest city of the Philippines
  • Now to get the key out of his pocket without dropping either the manila envelope containing the bound galleys or the sticks.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • Without speaking he pulled open a drawer and took out the manila envelope that held his most recently developed prints.
    Nora Roberts  --  Summer Pleasures
  • Angela left the room, headed to the library, as I picked up the manila envelope and opened it, dumping its contents into my lap.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • Beneath it is a manila envelope carrying my name across the front of it.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Roy's father clicked open his briefcase and removed a thick manila folder.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • They're in my top desk drawer, in a manila envelope.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • "Do I have to go to court?" he asks when I hand him the manila envelope.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • I stopped at my office to join the assault squad and on my desk were eight large manila envelopes, only one of which had been opened.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He took out a legal-sized manila envelope.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • She inserted it into one of the strong manila envelopes that the Bureau used to mail clippings in.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • In his hand was a manila file.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • A manila folder on the table beside his bed caught his attention.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure
  • He is wearing a trench coat and a pair of horn-rimmed glasses and is holding a manila folder full of official-looking papers.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Woodsong
  • They were supposed to be taken by train to be loaded on an American boat sailing from Tientsin to Manila, but the ship was sunk.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter's Daughter
  • Civille had a salad, followed by risotto with Prince Edward Island mussels and Manila clams, finished with squid ink.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Then, toward the end of the third day, I noticed a thick manila folder on my pillow.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • He smiled a kind of "checkmate" smile and flipped open a manila folder that was about an inch thick with documents.
    Jack Gantos  --  Hole in My Life
  • A narrow manila envelope, slightly larger than letter size.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • Plastic evidence pouches and manila evidence envelopes were spread all around the bedroom.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • "The Philippine attache dropped off the report on rubber exports," she said, handing him a manila folder.
    W. William Winokur  --  The Perfect Game

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