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Meaning of "Cuba libre" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CUBA LIBRE

Spanish, literally: free Cuba, a toast during the Cuban War of Independence.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CUBA LIBRE

Cuba libre  [ˈkjuːbə ˈliːbrə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUBA LIBRE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cuba libre 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 LIBRE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Cuba libre

Cuba Libre

The Cuba Libre is a highball made of cola, lime, and white rum. This highball is often referred to as a Rum and Coke in the United States, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand where the lime juice may or may not be included.

Definition of Cuba libre in the English dictionary

The definition of Cuba libre in the dictionary is a drink of rum, cola, lime juice, and ice.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CUBA LIBRE


abracadabra
ˌæbrəkəˈdæbrə
Akubra
əˈkuːbrə
algebra
ˈældʒɪbrə
Alhambra
ælˈhæmbrə
Anambra
əˈnæmbrə
candelabra
ˌkændɪˈlɑːbrə
cobra
ˈkəʊbrə
dobra
ˈdəʊbrə
libra
ˈlaɪbrə
lubra
ˈluːbrə
Middlesbrough
ˈmɪdəlzbrə
palabra
pəˈlɑːbrə
penumbra
pɪˈnʌmbrə
robe-de-chambre
rɔbdəʃɑ̃brə
robes-de-chambre
rɔbdəʃɑ̃brə
sabra
ˈsɑːbrə
Scarborough
ˈskɑːbrə
umbra
ˈʌmbrə
vertebra
ˈvɜːtɪbrə
zebra
ˈziːbrə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CUBA LIBRE

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

WORDS THAT END LIKE CUBA LIBRE

acrylic fibre
calibre
carbon fibre
dietary fibre
fibre
glass fibre
lucha libre
man-made fibre
microfibre
muscle fibre
nerve fibre
optical fibre
pita fibre
subcalibre
vers libre

Synonyms and antonyms of Cuba libre in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Cuba libre» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CUBA LIBRE

Find out the translation of Cuba libre to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Cuba libre 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 libre» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

自由古巴
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Cuba libre
570 millions of speakers

English

Cuba libre
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्यूबा मुफ्त
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

كوبا ليبر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Куба Либре
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Cuba libre
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুবা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Cuba libre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cuba
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Cuba Libre
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キューバリブレ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

쿠바 리브레 ´
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kuba
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Cuba libre
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கியூபா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्युबा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Küba
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Cuba libre
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cuba Libre
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Куба Либре
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Cuba Libre
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Cuba libre
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kuba gratis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Cuba libre
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Cuba libre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Cuba libre

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBA LIBRE»

The term «Cuba libre» is regularly used and occupies the 67.910 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CUBA LIBRE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUBA LIBRE»

Discover the use of Cuba libre in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Cuba libre and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cuba Libre
War in Cuba isn't Ben Tyler's concern.
Elmore Leonard, 2012
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Cuba Libre: A Novel
In an effort to turn straight, former convict Ben Tyler makes a shady deal to travel to Cuba in the midst of the Spanish-American War.
Elmore Leonard, 2012
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Cuba libre
In an effort to turn straight, former convict Ben Tyler makes a shady deal to travel to Cuba in the midst of the Spanish-American War in a suspenseful adventure by the ever-popular author of Get Shorty. Tour.
Elmore Leonard, 1998
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Cuba Libre: A Brief History of Cuba
As a work intended as concise supplementary reading for undergraduates, in the general pattern of Harlan Davidson’s American and European History Series, Paul Dosal’s Cuba Libre is a smashing success—relating the fascinating history ...
Paul J. Dosal, 2006
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Cuba Libre--the Defector
"Cuba Libre, The Defector" is a behind the headlines look at a Cuban officer thrown into national fame by a single act of courage.
Carlos Rocafort, 2004
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Cuba Libre - Version 2
James Phillips. The Cuban Air Force aircraft pressed into service were a mixed bunch; still if they could carry a few passengers and some freight; why not? Bombs and rockets were not needed on this humanitarian one way trip to Florida; just ...
James Phillips, 2010
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Chasing the Cuba Libre
Jane Ogden. Jane Ogden is a Professor in Health Psychology at the University of Surrey in England where she teaches students of psychology, nutrition, dietetics and medicine. She has written five academic books: Fat Chance: the Myth of ...
Jane Ogden
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Cuba libre:
The nostalgic flair of a Havana house, a world-famous female film star, a French star photographer - these are the ingredients that go to make up Cuba libre.
Emmanuelle Béart, Sylvie Lancrenon, 2008
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Field Guide to Cocktails: How to Identify and Prepare ...
General Description: CUBA LIBRE (RUM AND COKE) The Cuba Libre is a basic white rum drink mixed with Coca-Cola. Those who think that the Cuba Libre is an uninspired drink should take note of its history. Bottled Coca-Cola was barely a ...
Rob Chirico, 2005
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Little Cuba Libre: A Story of Cuban Patriots for Children ...
This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words.
Janie Prichard Duggan, Nana French Bickford, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUBA LIBRE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Cuba libre is used in the context of the following news items.
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¿Cuba Libre?
Sometimes prison time actually does rehabilitate. Or perhaps it was Alan Gross' December 2014 rescue from a Cuban prison by the patient, ... «AlterNet, Jul 15»
2
Cuba Libre, Comedy Stop team up
Image captured at Cuba Libre Restaurant and Rum Bar located in The Quarter at the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City, Saturday, ... «Atlantic City Weekly, Jul 15»
3
Four of Macau's best hidden bars and cafes
What to order: Hot Rod serves draught beer and classic cocktails such as the Cuba libre and mojito. Then there are the milkshakes. If you are ... «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
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Readers sound off on Central Park paths, Donald Trump and Prince …
North Arlington, N.J.: You have to wonder what the person who wrote the editorial “Cuba Libre” was smoking. It says that normalizing relations ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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Save the date: Visit Orlando's Magical Dining Month is Aug. 24-Sept …
Among the returning favorites are The Capital Grille, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, A Land Remembered at Rosen Shingle Creek, deep ... «Orlando Sentinel, Jul 15»
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DVD: Story of My Death
This Second Run release also includes Serra's 2013 short Cuba Libre, a 14-minute nightclub-themed tribute to Rainer Werner Fassbinder and ... «The Arts Desk, Jul 15»
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Cuba libre as Washington opens up to Havana
Two more welcome and historic steps in normalizing U.S. relations with Cuba: President Obama reopened an embassy in Havana and ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
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Airbnb cracking the Cuban market
... leafed through the guest book at one bed and breakfast that had joined the lodging company's network, tried a Cuba Libre in the roof-top bar ... «Miami Herald, Jul 15»
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Young Kara Chad rides to first International Ring win at Spruce …
Rebecca McGoldrick of Canada rides Cuba Libre in the Lafarge Cup at Spruce Meadows in Calgary, Alta., on Friday, July 3, 2015. It was Day 4 ... «Calgary Sun, Jul 15»
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New English-language bookstore a 1st in Havana
Cuba Libro is a play on “libro,” the Spanish word for “book,” and “Cuba libre,” the rum-cola cocktail that, legend has it, was invented in 1900 to ... «Alton Telegraph, Jul 15»

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