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Ha·van·a 1

 (hə-văn′ə)
The capital and largest city of Cuba, in the northwest part of the island country on the Gulf of Mexico. Founded on its present site in 1519, it became the capital of Spanish Cuba in 1552. The explosion of the US battleship Maine in Havana's harbor in February 1898 was the immediate cause of the Spanish-American War.

Ha·van′an adj. & n.

Ha·van·a 2

 (hə-văn′ə)
n.
A cigar made in Cuba, especially one of fine quality.

[After Havana1.]

Havana

(həˈvænə)
n
(Placename) the capital of Cuba, a port in the northwest on the Gulf of Mexico: the largest city in the Caribbean; founded in 1514 as San Cristóbal de la Habana by Diego Velásquez. Pop: 2 192 000 (2005 est). Spanish name: Habana

Ha•van•a

(həˈvæn ə)

n.
1. Spanish, Habana. the capital of Cuba, on the NW coast. 2,241,000.
2. a cigar made in Cuba or of Cuban tobacco.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Havana - the capital and largest city of CubaHavana - the capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
Cuba, Republic of Cuba - a communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba
Translations
Havannahavannalainen
아바나
Hawana
Havanna
La Habana

Havana

[həˈvænə] NLa Habana

Havana

[həˈvænə] nLa Havane

Havana

n
Havanna nt
(= cigar)Havanna(zigarre) f

Havana

[həˈvænə] nL'Avana
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