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Cienfuegos

[syen-fwe-gaws] /syɛnˈfwɛ gɔs/
noun
1.
a seaport in S Cuba.
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Examples from the Web for Cienfuegos
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  • Cienfuegos is in the centre of a great sugar-producing district.

    Foot-prints of Travel Maturin M. Ballou
  • The present Jagua, at the entrance to the bay of Cienfuegos.

  • He ordered a hurried march to Cienfuegos, and there took command.

    Cuba Arthur D. Hall
  • Schley, with the Flying Squadron, was then ordered to Cienfuegos.

    The Path of Empire Carl Russell Fish
  • The steamer which had brought us from Cienfuegos also took us to Nuevitas.

    Cuba Past and Present Richard Davey
  • Cienfuegos, the town and harbour, 161;the surrounding country, 162.

    Cuba Past and Present Richard Davey
  • In 1847, a conspiracy was organized in the vicinity of Cienfuegos.

    Cuba, Old and New Albert Gardner Robinson
  • Cienfuegos had intended the command to have a quieting effect, but its result was exactly the reverse.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 2 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • It would be hard to conjecture what might have been the result of a continuance of Cienfuegos's arbitrary methods.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 2 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • April 29 the city of Cienfuegos yielded to our shells, and on the 30th of April the frowning batteries of Cabanas were attacked.

    The Blue and The Gray A. R. White
British Dictionary definitions for Cienfuegos

Cienfuegos

/Spanish siɛnˈfueɣɔs/
noun
1.
a port in S Cuba, on Cienfuegos Bay. Pop: 147 000 (2005 est)
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