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Habana

[Spanish ah-vah-nah] /Spanish ɑˈvɑ nɑ/
noun
1.
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Examples from the Web for Habana
Historical Examples
  • I beg of you to accept this small present; it is some negrillo snuff from Habana, which Cardinal Acquaviva has given me.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Late dates of spring departure of transients are: Cuba—Habana, May 5.

  • At a town eight hours ride from Habana to Colon, I saw beggars convalescent from smallpox.

    Industrial Cuba Robert P. Porter
  • Habana is built upon a low, broad-topped hill, which descends gently to the water side.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • It is on the Prado that the fashion and beauty of Habana drives and promenades and lingers to see and be seen of all the world.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • Here in Habana delicate feminine lips close tenderly upon el segaro.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • Habana,” says the Cuban and Spanish mouth, and the b is so gently uttered that you cannot tell it from a v.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • There are two chief markets in Habana; one is by the water side, where the fishermen come and where I was greatly interested.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
  • No, no, sar; 'twarn't dat; dough I'se know'd him a long w'ile—eber sense my ole massa fotched me from Habana—but 'twarn't dat.

    Among the Pines

    James R. Gilmore
  • A noteworthy thing about Habana is the great number of cigar stores.

    On the Mexican Highlands William Seymour Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for Habana

Habana1

/aˈβana/
noun
1.
the Spanish name for Havana

Habana2

/həˈbænə/
noun
1.
Bryan. born 1983; South African Rugby Union player: scored a record-equalling eight tries for the South Africa side that won the 2007 World Cup
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