Cuba libre

Cuba libre

[kyoo-buh-lee-bruh]
noun
a drink of rum and cola.

Origin:
1895–1900; < Spanish: literally, free Cuba (a toast used in the uprising against Spain in 1895)

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Cuba libre (ˈkjuːbə ˈliːbrə)
 
n
chiefly (US) a drink of rum, cola, lime juice, and ice
 
[Spanish, literally: free Cuba, a toast during the Cuban War of Independence]

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