Main definitions of Havana in English

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Havana1

proper noun

  • The capital of Cuba, situated on the north coast; population 2,148,132 (2008). It was founded in 1515 by Diego Velázquez de Cuéllar.

    Spanish name La Habana

Pronunciation:

Havana

/həˈvanə/

Main definitions of Havana in English

: Havana1Havana2

Havana2

noun

  • A cigar made in Cuba or from Cuban tobacco.

    • ‘The travel humidor's filled with a carefully chosen selection of Havanas.’
    • ‘I look forward to the day when I can order my Havanas directly from Cuba.’
    • ‘We spoke to Browne over whisky and fine Havanas at the Cigar Bar at the Park Hyatt Hotel in The Rocks.’
    • ‘This is the kind of hangout James Bond might buy his Havanas in.’
    • ‘He offered me a Havana cigar which, he told me, had been especially rolled with tobacco he had purchased from the estate of the late comedian Ernie Kovacs.’

Pronunciation:

Havana

/həˈvanə/