Santiago de Cuba(redirected from Santiago de Cuba, Cuba)
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Santiago de Cu·ba(də kyo͞o′bə, dĕ ko͞o′vä)
A city of southeast Cuba on an inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Founded in 1514, it was a haven for buccaneers and smugglers during its early history.
Santiago de Cuba(Spanish de ˈkuβa)
(Placename) 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)
Santia′go de Cu′ba(də ˈkyu bə)
a seaport in SE Cuba. 440,084.
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|Noun||1.||Santiago de Cuba - a port city in southeastern Cuba; industrial center|
|2.||Santiago de Cuba - a naval battle in the Spanish-American War (1898); the United States fleet bottled up the Spanish ships in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba and destroyed them when they tried to escape|
Cuba - the largest island in the West Indies