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Havana

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Definition the capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
  • Athelny smoked cigarettes of Havana tobacco, which he rolled himself.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • The archangel Gabriel appears in the sky over Havana.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Farmer spent an hour that evening locating the gate for our charter flight to Havana.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • She began to imagine a romantic weekend in Havana.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Lawrence Selden was among the passengers sailing this afternoon for Havana and the West Indies on the Windward Liner Antilles.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • Fidel, his brother Raul, and Ernesto they call Che had entered Havana and liberated the country.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Waited to marry her when that rich young Cuban died, so they could take honeymoon to Havana.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • All of them are Communists trained in Havana.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • A cabinet sits next to it, doors open to reveal a big foil bag of Italian Roast Water-Process Decaf and a box of Havana cigars.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • Best Sumatra-Havana wrapper, as you can see.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • I can always come in on the glow from Havana.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • He stood up at his Jacobean desk, gave Gottlieb a Havana cigar, and told him that they had awaited him pantingly.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Rhett Butler had brought her a yellow shawl from Havana several months before, a shawl gaudily embroidered with birds and flowers in magenta and blue.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • My great-grandparents loaded up on a boat in Havana Harbor with six-year-old Winell and prepared to create a new life in Jamaica.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • "In that case, sir, I'm forced to believe that you've kept up relations with Havana."
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • This new cargo was destined for the coast of the Duchy of Lucca, and consisted almost entirely of Havana cigars, sherry, and Malaga wines.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • With blood running in the streets of Havana, it was only a matter of time before America comprehended the truth.
    Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • His family had fled Havana in 1944 and he'd grown up in a Spanish-speaking family in Miami.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Shaw lived like a gentleman in Havana and frequented only the most exclusive of the city's restaurants and salons.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • It is 7:43 A.M. and she has made the seventeen-mile journey from Havana to Santa Teresa del Mar in thirty-four minutes.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban

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