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Cuba

said to be from Taino (Arawakan) Cubanacan, the name of the people who occupied the island. Related: Cuban (1829), hence Cuban heel (1908); Cuban Missile Crisis (October 16-28, 1962).

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Definitions of Cuba from WordNet

Cuba (n.)
a communist state in the Caribbean on the island of Cuba;
Synonyms: Republic of Cuba
Cuba (n.)
the largest island in the West Indies;
From wordnet.princeton.edu