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"Cuba" is a proper noun which is often translated as "la Cuba", and "Havana" is a proper noun which is often translated as "La Habana". Learn more about the difference between "Cuba" and "Havana" below.
Cuba(
kyu
-
buh
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (country)
a. la Cuba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Cuba has beautiful white sand beaches.Cuba tiene playas hermosas de arena blanca.
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Havana
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (city)
a. La Habana
A visit to Havana in the latter half of the 20th century was like going back in time.Una visita a La Habana en la segunda mitad del siglo XX era como regresar en el tiempo.
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