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Meaning of "Cuba" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CUBA

Cuba  [ˈkjuːbə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUBA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cuba is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CUBA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cuba

Cuba

Cuba, officially the Republic of Cuba (i/ˈkjuːbə/; Spanish: República de Cuba, pronounced: ( listen)), is an island country in the Caribbean. The nation of Cuba comprises the main island of Cuba, the Isla de la Juventud, and several archipelagos. Havana is the capital of Cuba and its largest city. The second largest city is Santiago de Cuba. To the north of Cuba lies the United States (150 km or 93 mi away) and the Bahamas are to the northeast, Mexico is to the west (210 km or 130 mi away), the Cayman Islands and Jamaica are to the south, and Haiti and the Dominican Republic are to the southeast. The island of Cuba was inhabited by numerous Mesoamerican tribes prior to the landing of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus in 1492, who claimed it for the Kingdom of Spain. Cuba remained a colony of Spain until the Spanish–American War of 1898, after which it was briefly administered by the United States until gaining nominal independence in 1902.

Definition of Cuba in the English dictionary

The definition of Cuba in the dictionary is a republic and the largest island in the Caribbean, at the entrance to the Gulf of Mexico: became a Spanish colony after its discovery by Columbus in 1492; gained independence after the Spanish-American War of 1898 but remained subject to US influence until declared a people's republic under Castro in 1960; subject of an international crisis in 1962, when the US blockaded the island in order to compel the Soviet Union to dismantle its nuclear missile base. Sugar comprises about 80 per cent of total exports; the economy was badly affected by loss of trade following the collapse of the Soviet Union and by the continuing US trade embargo. Language: Spanish. Religion: nonreligious majority. Currency: peso. Capital: Havana. Pop: 11 061 886. Area: 110 922 sq km.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CUBA


Aruba
əˈruːbə
Buber
ˈbuːbə
cuber
ˈkjuːbə
goober
ˈɡuːbə
juba
ˈdʒuːbə
Luba
ˈluːbə
massaranduba
ˌmæsərænˈduːbə
masseranduba
ˌmæsərænˈduːbə
Nuba
ˈnjuːbə
Salduba
sælˈduːbə
saxtuba
ˈsæksˌtjuːbə
scuba
ˈskjuːbə
simarouba
ˌsɪməˈruːbə
simaruba
ˌsɪməˈruːbə
suba
ˈsuːbə
suber
ˈsjuːbə
Tshiluba
tʃɪˈluːbə
tsuba
ˈtsuːbə
tuba
ˈtjuːbə
tuber
ˈtjuːbə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CUBA

CTT
CTU
CTV
cu
Cu-bop
cu.
cu. in.
cuadrilla
cuatro
cub
cub master
cub mistress
cub reporter
Cub Scout
Cuba libre
cubage
Cuban
Cuban heel
Cuban solenodon

WORDS THAT END LIKE CUBA

aba
Alba
ameba
aucuba
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baba
bass tuba
carnauba
cba
Curitiba
Elba
Hecuba
maceranduba
Saba
samba
Santiago de Cuba
sauba
succuba
Yoruba
Zumba

Synonyms and antonyms of Cuba in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Cuba» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CUBA

Find out the translation of Cuba to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Cuba from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Cuba» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

古巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Cuba
570 millions of speakers

English

Cuba
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्यूबा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كُوبا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Куба
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Cuba
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কিউব স্কাউট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Cuba
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengakap Cub
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kuba
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キューバ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쿠바
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cub Pramuka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nước Cuba
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கப் ஸ்கவுட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Cub स्काउट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Cub İzci
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Cuba
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kuba
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Куба
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Cuba
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Κούβα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kuba
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Kuba
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Cuba
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Cuba

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBA»

The term «Cuba» is very widely used and occupies the 4.776 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBA» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Cuba

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10 QUOTES WITH «CUBA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Cuba.
1
Maria Conchita Alonso
Being born in Cuba, a country where freedom of speech is non-existent, it's startling to observe how Venezuela, where I was happily raised, is fast becoming Cuba's mirror image: Dismantling of fundamental democratic rights deserved by its people and citizens of the world.
2
Max Baucus
The administration's attempt to keep us from selling agricultural products to Cuba is an outrage. Cuba is not a threat. That is why we must do more to open Cuba - not less.
3
Ruben Blades
What is interesting in this is the exchange of music that occurred between New Orleans and Cuba, I mean, they had ferries that would go from one port to another.
4
Christa Campbell
I did 'Lonely Hearts' with John Travolta and James Gandolfini. Talk about getting over your fears. These guys were amazing! Also, Cuba Gooding, Jr. is one of my favorites. We've made 3 films together. He is such a generous, giving actor.
5
Jencarlos Canela
My first language is both English and Spanish. My mom was raised in Los Angeles, so with her we spoke English, but my father was born in Cuba, so with him we spoke Spanish.
6
Fidel Castro
I am Fidel Castro and we have come to liberate Cuba.
7
Raul Castro
In Cuba we have one party, but in the U.S. there is very little difference. Both parties are an expression of the ruling class.
8
Raul Castro
In Cuba, taking into account the long fight for our independence and sovereignty, we will defend the one-party system in the face of the games, demagogy and the marketing of politics.
9
Yoenis Cespedes
In Cuba, I didn't even have a bicycle.
10
Yoenis Cespedes
In Cuba, I would start the first two months hitting around .260 with three or four home runs. After the first half of the season, I would get hot, and that's when I would have my best results.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUBA»

Discover the use of Cuba in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Cuba and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Cuba
Whether you want to sunbath at Cayo Coco, rent a classic Cadillac in Havana or explore the mountains of Cordillera de Guaniguanico: this guide is the perfect pocket sized companion.
Christopher P. Baker, 2010
2
Cuba
An exploration of Cuba, providing information about the history, people, religion, schools, food, and culture of the country. Includes photographs, fast facts, and a glossary.
Anna Cavallo, 2010
3
Cuba
Describes the history, geography, government, economy, people, and culture of Cuba.
Richard A. Crooker, Zoran Pavlovic, 2010
4
Cuba
"Developed by literacy experts for students in grades three through seven, this book introduces young readers to the geography and culture of Cuba"--Provided by publisher.
Walter G. Simmons, 2011
5
I Was Cuba: Treasures from the Ramiro Fernandez Collection
With texts from famed Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas (Before Night Falls), this captivating volume is an intimate view into a bygone era of glamour, political upheaval, and astounding visual culture.
Kevin Kwan, 2007
6
Cuba: A Short History
The concluding chapter, updated for this volume, considers the dilemmas and challenges that Castro's Cuba faces in the wake of the Soviet Union's collapse.
Leslie Bethell, 1993
7
Cuba
With easy-to-read texts and clear maps this guide takes you from the colonial cities of Havana, Trinidad and Santiago to the dizzy bends of La Farola mountain highway, and on to the palm trees and pristine beaches of coast and keys.
Michelin Travel Publications, 2000
8
Cuba
Highlights the geography, people, food, schools, recreation, celebrations, and language of Cuba.
Sharon Gordon, 2003
9
Insurgent Cuba: Race, Nation, and Revolution, 1868-1898: ...
In the late nineteenth century, in an age of ascendant racism and imperial expansion, there emerged in Cuba a movement that unified black, mulatto, and white men in an attack on Europe's oldest empire, with the goal of creating a nation ...
Ada Ferrer, 2005
10
Cuba: A Global Studies Handbook
A review of Cuban history, politics, and society includes a listing of key events and people, directories of organizations, and an annotated bibliography.
Ted Henken, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUBA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Cuba is used in the context of the following news items.
1
US Cruise Firm Set For Cuba Trips Next Year
A US firm has become the first to win approval to operate culturally themed cruises to Cuba and could start transporting American passengers ... «Sky News, Jul 15»
2
First flights to Cuba take off from Orlando International Airport
—The first flights from Orlando to Havana, Cuba, will take off Wednesday from Orlando ... Carnival Corporation is gearing up to cruise to Cuba. «WESH Orlando, Jul 15»
3
Airbnb's Secret To Scaling In Cuba
Airbnb launched in Cuba with 1,000 listings, even though almost no Cubans have a private Internet connection. Here's how they pulled it off. «Fast Company, Jul 15»
4
US raises concern over detention of 100 activists in Cuba
Such short-term detentions occur regularly in Cuba, where officials typically ... Last week, the United States and Cuba formally agreed to restore ... «Reuters, Jul 15»
5
Channel 9's Jorge Estevez travels to Cuba on historic flight
Authorized travelers may return to the United States with up to $100 worth of alcohol and/or tobacco products acquired in Cuba in accompanied ... «WFTV Orlando, Jul 15»
6
Mexico vs. Cuba: Date, Time, Live Stream and 2015 CONCACAF …
Mexico begin their quest to reclaim the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Thursday in Chicago against Cuba in the second game of a Group C ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
7
Cuba's Animation Industry Filled With Challenges and Promise
The production crew of Cuba's first CGI feature “Tom Little and the ... “The biggest challenges facing today's animation industry in Cuba is the ... «Cartoon Brew, Jul 15»
8
Marco Rubio: Obama's Faustian Bargain With Cuba
MIAMI — WHEN President Obama announced the formal re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba last week, he criticized the ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
9
The Morning Risk Report: WPP Takes Baby Steps Into Cuba
Communications mammoth WPP PLC is testing the waters in Cuba, making it one of a small number of major corporations to seek opportunities ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
10
Cuba's New Tourism Industry Is Potentially Bad News for …
By David FrancisDavid Francis is a staff writer for Foreign Policy, where he oversees FP's breaking news blog, The Cable. An award-winning ... «Foreign Policy, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Cuba [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cuba>. Oct 2020 ».
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