Cuba libre

noun

Cu·​ba li·​bre ˌkyü-bə-ˈlē-brə How to pronounce Cuba libre (audio)
: a cocktail made with rum, lime juice, and cola

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, literally, free Cuba

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cuba libre was in 1937

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Cite this Entry

“Cuba libre.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cuba%20libre. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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