Why is the country cuba named cuba?

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The word "Cuba" comes form the Taino language. it either means "where fertile land is abundant" (cubao) or "great place" (coabana). People who believe that Christopher Columbus was Portuguese, state he might have named it after a town in Portugal called "Cuba".
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Where is Cuba?

Cuba is in the Caribbean, about 90 miles south of Florida.

Is Cuba a country?

Yes, it is a country. It is an island country in the Caribbean Seasouth of Florida.

How did Cuba get its name?

The name Cuba came from the Taino Indiginous word Cubanacan meaning "where fertile land is abundant" cubao or "great place" coabana.

Who named Cuba?

Cuba is a Taino word that may mean fertile land. The Taino are oneof the first tribes of people in the area of Cuba.

Where is the country of Cuba?

Cuba is an Island in the Atlantic Ocean near the Carribean Sea and also close to the Gulf of Mexico. It is also very close to the tip of Florida

Why did they name the country of Cuba Cuba?

The etymology of the origin of Cuba is often debated. Most agree that it comes from the Taino language and it's definition being " where the fertile land is abundant ". It see

What are the names of Cuba?

Long Form: Republic of Cuba . Short Form: Cuba . Local Long Form: Republica de Cuba . Local Short Form: Cuba
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What can you do at cuba?

If you mean what can you do when vacationing, it really depends on the area since some have beaches while others don't. Apart from that, you can always go to a hotel and spend
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What is Cuba and where is it?

Cuba is an island country. It is south of Florida, USA and south of the Bahamas. To the east of Honduras and Mexico. To the west of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. To the
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What country is cuba?

Because of ignorant people like you we the country bleeds.