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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.
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(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)
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(məˈtæn zəs)

a seaport on the NW coast of Cuba. 105,400.
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2 / 7 A beekeeper works at an apiary in Navajas, Matanzas province, Cuba on March 21, 2019.
A very highly recommended addition to the 'Detective Lane Mystery' series, "Matanzas" is another deftly crafted novel that showcases author Garry Ryan's genuine flair for, and total mastery of, the mystery/suspense genre.
Butts, III, recently traveled to Cuba to sign a memorandum of understanding between Old Westbury and the Universidad de Matanzas in Cuba at the historic Hotel Palacio in Havana, Cuba.
From Crescent Beach, all along the western shore of the Matanzas River to the mouth of Long Creek, near Bings Landing at Palm Coast, there are literally hundreds of healthy oyster reefs interwoven by small creeks and shallow waterways.
Maria del Rosario Guerra Ayala; Limonar, Matanzas, 1962) is author of the poetry collections Un sitio bajo ei cielo (1991;, Vamonos a Icaria (1998), winner of the prestigious New Pines Prize; and Luna de los pobres (2011), awarded the Jose Jacinto Milanes Prize.
Over the next week, the group of 25 Canadian and 25 Cuban participants in the camp would attend a variety of plenary sessions at the Roman Catholic Retreat Centre, located beside the beautiful Bay of Matanzas, in the city of Matanzas.
Santa Rosa, CA, June 22, 2016 --( Jelsie Events is hosting a networking mixer at Matanzas Creek Winery in Bennet Valley.
The phrase of another great man; perhaps the most representative personality of the Cuban public health in that period, with Finlay himself, Juan Guiteras Gener (Matanzas, Cuba 1852-1925), tenacious Finlay'st and one of the greatest defenders of the sage and his theory; mediator in the dispute arising from the recognition of the discovery between Finlay and members of the US Army Fourth Commission for the Study of the Yellow Fever, is unconcluded to this author: "...
20 it registered a temperature of one degree Celsius (33.8[degrees]F) in the town of Union Reyes, in western Matanzas province, the lowest temperature ever recorded in Cuba for the month of February, reports ACN.
She was predeceased by three brothers Fidel, Roberto, and Ruben Faya.Nereida was born in Matanzas, Cuba daughter of the late Secundino and Elvira (Bonet) Faya and came to the United States in 1968.