Bay of Pigs

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Bay of Pigs

n
(Placename) a bay on the SW coast of Cuba: scene of an unsuccessful invasion of Cuba by US-backed troops (April 17, 1961). Spanish name: Bahia de los Cochinos
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Bay′ of Pigs′


n.
a bay of the Caribbean Sea in SW Cuba: site of attempted invasion of Cuba by anti-Castro forces April 1961.
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Two films in Spanish ("En Nombre de la Libertad--La Historia de Bahia de Cochinos" and Che Guevara: Anatomia de un Mito") and one in English ("The Cuban Americans") will be shown.