Cuba libre


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

Examples of Cuba libre in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For sips, try the Cuba libre, made with Gosling’s Gold rum and Mexican Coke. Virginia M. Wright, Outside Online, 8 Feb. 2021

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Word History


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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“Cuba libre.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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