Etymology
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Havana

Cuban capital city, founded 1514 by Diego Velázquez as San Cristóbal de la Habana "St. Christopher of the Habana," apparently the name of a local native people. The Spanish adjective form is Habanero. Meaning "cigar made in Havana" is by 1826.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of Havana from WordNet

Havana (n.)
the capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas;
Synonyms: capital of Cuba / Cuban capital
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.