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Bayamo

[bah-yah-maw] /bɑˈyɑ mɔ/
noun
1.
a city in S Cuba.
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  • Luzan, as already related, was then at Bayamo, and it was there that he received the news.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Bayamo, founded by Diego Velasquez, 49;taken by the Spaniards from the rebels, 85.

    Cuba Past and Present Richard Davey
  • In consequence, when Valmaseda arrived a little later, he found nothing left of Bayamo but ruins.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 3 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • He was born at Bayamo in 1832, his mother being the sister of the poet Fornaris already mentioned.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 3 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Bayamo was another city which was moved inland from its original site.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 1 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • He was besieged in Bayamo, and had to stay there until 10,000 soldiers were sent to escort him home.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • In addition to this two night schools have recently been established, one in Santiago de Cuba and one in Bayamo.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • They rose first at Yara, in the district of Bayamo, and on October 10th of that year made a declaration of independence.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • The rebels installed themselves in the city of Bayamo, which for several weeks they contrived to hold against the enemy.

    Cuba Past and Present Richard Davey
  • Bayamo, or St. Salvador,—sixty miles west of Santiago, numbers nearly ten thousand souls.

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