Havana
I. noun Etymology: probably from Spanish habano, from habano of Havana, from La Habana (Havana), Cuba Date: 1826 1. a cigar made from Cuban tobacco 2. a tobacco originally grown in Cuba II. geographical name or Spanish La Habana city & port capital of Cuba on Gulf of Mexico population 2,096,054 • Havanan adjective or noun

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