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Pronunciation of Manila: Learn how to pronounce Manila in English correctly

Learn how to say Manila correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word Manila:

noun
the chief port of the Philippines, on S Luzon on Manila Bay: capital of the republic until 1948 and from 1976; seat of the Far Eastern University and the University of Santo Tomas (1611). Pop: 10 677 000 (2005 est)
a type of cigar made in this city
(often not capital) short for Manila hemp, Manila paper
Example Sentences Including ‘Manila’

Chart 204 for the Philippines is set for 9.15 a. m. on 4 July 1946, in the capital, Manila.
Campion, Nicholas THE BOOK OF WORLD HOROSCOPES
For instance, there’s one young alumnus starting a business headquartered in London, listed in New York, and with a back office in Manila.
BUSINESS TODAY (2000)
Four years before, while the ship was docked in Manila , Jarvis, feeling disenchanted with the West and Western women, had met his match.
Lunnon-Wood, Mike LET NOT THE DEEP
Mahathir Mohamad, prime minister of Malaysia, told reporters the government had not yet received a request for help from Manila.
GLASGOW HERALD (2001)
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Koronadal, about 950 kilometres south of Manila.
GLOBE AND MAIL (2003)
On Sunday the authorities had barricaded the jail in the capital, Manila.
INDEPENDENT (1999)
Taken by some backstreet photographer in Manila , the grainy image had been posted home by Billy, along with a letter.
Mark Mills AMAGANSETT (2004)
The Birds International, Inc. exotic bird farm is located off a highway on the outskirts of Quezon City, the sister sprawl of Manila.
Tony Juniper SPIX’S MACAW: THE RACE TO SAVE THE WORLD’S RAREST BIRD (2002)
Three detachments of constabulary were captured by Filipino insurgents operating within 16 miles of Manila.
GLOBE AND MAIL (2003)