[ muh-tan-zuhs; Spanish mah-tahn-sahs ]
/ məˈtæn zəs; Spanish mɑˈtɑn sɑs /
a seaport on the NW coast of Cuba.
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How to use Matanzas in a sentence
In Matanzas, at the east of Havana, more insurgents are said to be gathered.
It is reported on the best authority that Gomez has crossed the Matanzas border, and is now in Havana province.
He knew there was no regular conveyance to Matanzas, but as he felt now he would go if he had to walk or swim there.
He could remember too vividly her face as she had been talking with Meramble on the veranda of the old house at Matanzas.
British Dictionary definitions for Matanzas
/ (məˈtænzəs, Spanish maˈtanθas) /
a port in W central Cuba: founded in 1693 and developed into the second city of Cuba in the mid-19th century; exports chiefly sugar. Pop: 130 000 (2005 est)
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