Santiago de Cuba

Santiago de Cuba

[duh kyoo-buh; Spanish the koo-vah]
noun
a seaport in SE Cuba: naval battle 1898.
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Oriente

[aw-ree-en-te]
noun
1.
a region in Ecuador, E of the Andes: the border long disputed by Peru.
2.
a province in E Cuba. 14,132 sq. mi. (36,600 sq. km). Capital: Santiago de Cuba.
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Santiago de Cuba (Spanish de ˈkuβa)
 
n
a port in SE Cuba, on Santiago Bay (a large inlet of the Caribbean): capital of Cuba until 1589; university (1947); industrial centre. Pop: 456 000 (2005 est)

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