Youth Isle of
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Related to Youth Isle of: Isla de Pinos
Youth(yo͞oth), Isle ofIn Spanish Is·la de la Ju·ven·tud (ēs′lä dĕ lä ho͞o-vĕn-to͞od′)Formerly Isle of Pines
An island in the Caribbean Sea south of western Cuba. Claimed for Spain by Columbus in 1494, it was later a penal colony and a rendezvous for pirates. It was claimed by both the United States and Cuba until a 1925 treaty confirmed Cuba's sovereignty.
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