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Marianao

[mah-ree-ah-nah-aw] /ˌmɑ ri ɑˈnɑ ɔ/
noun
1.
a city in NW Cuba, a suburb of Havana.
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  • Gomez advanced to Marianao, at Havana's very door, and that city was terrified.

    Cuba, Old and New Albert Gardner Robinson
  • I like Marianao so well that I have concluded to remain a while.

  • Inquiry regarding the transportation to Marianao by carriage should not be too direct.

    Cuba, Old and New Albert Gardner Robinson
  • Eduardo was getting the affidavit on Ansaldo from the exile in Marianao.

    The Five Arrows Allan Chase
  • On the neighbouring coast is Marianao Beach, a popular bathing resort.

  • It is an easy one-day excursion of about sixty miles, by rail to Guanajay, by carriage to Marianao, and return to Havana by rail.

    Cuba, Old and New Albert Gardner Robinson
  • I have managed to find you at Marianao, and bring about a tte--tte before I have been here fifteen hours.

  • Along the highway from Marianao to Guanajay, out of many stately country residences, only one was left standing.

    Cuba, Old and New Albert Gardner Robinson
  • The mayor, with the chief of police, and the others, immediately fled from Marianao.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 4 Willis Fletcher Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for Marianao

Marianao

/Spanish marjaˈnao/
noun
1.
a city in NW Cuba, adjacent to W Havana city: the chief Cuban military base. Pop: 133 016 (1989)
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