Habana

[ Spanish ah-vah-nah ]
/ Spanish ɑˈvɑ nɑ /

noun

the Spanish name for Havana.

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British Dictionary definitions for Habana (1 of 2)

Habana1
/ (aˈβana) /

noun

the Spanish name for Havana

British Dictionary definitions for Habana (2 of 2)

Habana2
/ (həˈbænə) /

noun

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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