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Cuba 1
Type Country
Usage English
Other Forms Formsnone

Meaning & History

From the Taíno language. The exact meaning of the name is unclear but it may be translated either as 'where fertile land is abundant' (cubao), or 'great place' (coabana). Authors who believe that Christopher Columbus was Portuguese state that Cuba was named by Columbus for the town of Cuba in the district of Beja in Portugal.
Added 4/21/2017 by anonymous
Edited 10/1/2017 by Tsminda2004

Cuba 2
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