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 (mə-tăn′zəs, mä-tän′säs)
A city of northwest-central Cuba east of Havana. Founded in 1693, it was once a haven for pirates.


(məˈtænzəs; Spanish maˈtanθas)
(Placename) a port in W central Cuba: founded in 1693 and developed into the second city of Cuba in the mid-19th century; exports chiefly sugar. Pop: 130 000 (2005 est)


(məˈtæn zəs)

a seaport on the NW coast of Cuba. 105,400.
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Caption: --Dana Greene Cuban pastors and chaplains pose for a photo during a two-day retreat with American pilgrims at La Milagrosa Retreat Center in Matanzas, Cuba, in January.
La herencia rnisionera en Cuba: consulta de las iglesias protestantes realizada en Matanzas, Cuba, del 26 octubre al 3 de noviembre de 1984.
Nereida was born in Matanzas, Cuba daughter of the late Secundino and Elvira (Bonet) Faya and came to the United States in 1968.
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Containing the speeches made by Castro and Mandela at a 1991 rally in Matanzas, Cuba, this volume catches both men at interesting points in their political careers.
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Matanzas, Cuba, and Lima, Peru, serve as less likely centers for major publishers and remain exemplary in their extraordinary production of modest handmade and miniature books, respectively.
SET, in Matanzas, Cuba, was founded in October 1946 by Methodist, Presbyterian, and Episcopal churches as a fruit of the vanguard spirit of ecumenism in Latin America.
15-18 (female holotype from Torriente, Matanzas, Cuba, in AMNH, examined); Levi, 2003: 342, figs.
Details: Empresa Citricos Victoria de Giron, Jaguey Grande 43100, Matanzas, Cuba.
Smithsonian Folkways Recordings makes available for the first time to a wide audience rare field recordings captured in Havana and Matanzas, Cuba, in 1957 by ethnographer Lydia Cabrera and photographer Josefina Tarafa on two complementary releases.
Fontane, for example, freed Josefa and her two children upon receipt of $1060 paid by Peter Ysnarde, "A free man of colour" residing in Matanzas, Cuba.