Cuba

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geographical name Cu·ba \ˈkyü-bə, ˈkü-vä\

Definition of Cuba

  1. 1 island in the West Indies north of the Caribbean Sea and south of the U.S. (Florida) area 41,620 square miles (107,800 square kilometers)

  2. 2 country largely coextensive with the island of Cuba; a republic with its capital at Havana area 42,804 square miles (110,862 square kilometers), population 11,167,325

Cuban

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CUBA Defined for English Language Learners

Cuba

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geographical name Cu·ba \ˈkyü-bə, ˈkü-vä\

Definition of Cuba for English Language Learners

  • : island country in the West Indies


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