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Cuba libre

[ kyoo-buh-lee-bruh ]
/ ˈkyu bəˈli brə /
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noun
a drink of rum and cola.
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Origin of Cuba libre

1895–1900; <Spanish: literally, free Cuba (a toast used in the uprising against Spain in 1895)

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British Dictionary definitions for Cuba libre

Cuba libre
/ (ˈkjuːbə ˈliːbrə) /

noun
mainly US a drink of rum, cola, lime juice, and ice

Word Origin for Cuba libre

Spanish, literally: free Cuba, a toast during the Cuban War of Independence
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