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Oriente

[aw-ree-en-te] /ˌɔ riˈɛn tɛ/
noun
1.
a region in Ecuador, E of the Andes: the border long disputed by Peru.
2.
a province in E Cuba. 14,132 sq. mi. (36,600 sq. km).
Capital: Santiago de Cuba.
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  • They are very easy of access, but are of a lower grade than those of Oriente.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 5 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Meantime in Oriente the Cubans were more than holding their own.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 4 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Jefferson and the natural shrewdness of a peasant from Oriente Province.

    The Five Arrows

    Allan Chase
  • The quadrupeds of the Oriente are few and far between in the dry season.

  • The only river of real importance is the Cauto, in Oriente Province.

    Cuba, Old and New Albert Gardner Robinson
  • The carriage had entered the Plaza de Oriente; and was drawing up in front of Leonora's house.

    The Torrent Vicente Blasco Ibaez
  • The insurgents naturally made most headway at first in Oriente.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 4 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • In Oriente and Camaguey, however, the grace thus granted was for only a month.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 4 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • Thereafter his name was associated with Garcia's brilliant campaign in Oriente.

    The History of Cuba, vol. 4 Willis Fletcher Johnson
  • This point, about one hundred miles east of Quito, is important in the little traffic of the Oriente.

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