Oriente

[ aw-ree-en-te ]
/ ˌɔ riˈɛn tɛ /

noun

a region in Ecuador, E of the Andes: the border long disputed by Peru.
a province in E Cuba. 14,132 sq. mi. (36,600 sq. km). Capital: Santiago de Cuba.

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