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Havana

(Encyclopedia) Havana həvăn´ə [key], Span. La Habana lä ävä´nä [key], city and, as Ciudad de La Habana, province (1997 est. pop. 2,200,000), capital of Cuba, W Cuba; largest city and chief p...

Habana

(Encyclopedia) Habana: see Havana , Cuba.

La Habana

(Encyclopedia) La Habana, Cuba: see Havana .

Regla

(Encyclopedia) Regla rā´glä [key], municipality (1994 est. pop. 44,000), Ciudad de La Habana prov., W Cuba, a commercial and industrial suburb of Havana . It grew up around the hermitage of Nuestra ...

Guanabacoa

(Encyclopedia) Guanabacoa gwänäbäkō´ä [key], municipality (1986 est. pop. 95,500), Ciudad de La Habana prov., W Cuba, a residential and commercial suburb of Havana . Numerous mineral springs are ...

Black Warrior

(Encyclopedia) Black Warrior, merchant steamer that plied between New York City and Mobile, usually stopping at Havana, Cuba. Her seizure on Feb. 28, 1854, by Spanish authorities at Havana and the imposition ...

Agramonte, Arístides

(Encyclopedia) Agramonte, Arístides ärē´stēdās ägrämōn´tā [key], 1869–1931, Cuban physician and pathologist, M.D. Columbia, 1892. A member of the medical corps of the U.S. army, he was appointed...

Pinar del Rio

(Encyclopedia) Pinar del Rio, city (1994 est. pop. 118,000), capital of Pinar del Rio prov., W Cuba. It is linked by rail and highway to Havana and is the center of a road network running through the p...

Morro Castle

(Encyclopedia) Morro Castle môr´ō [key], fort at the entrance to the harbor of Havana, Cuba. It was erected by the Spanish in 1589 to protect the city from buccaneers. The fort was also used as a prison. ...

Marianao

(Encyclopedia) Marianao märyänä´ō [key], municipality (1982 est. pop. 130,000), Ciudad de La Habana prov., W Cuba, a commercial and residential suburb of Havana . Marianao encloses the military ba...