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What does the word Cuba mean?


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April 16, 2009 10:11PM

According to my old [1964] pocket Spanish-English pocket dictionary the Spanish word "cuba" [not capatalized] is "cask" in English.j3h. Answer 2 Cuba comes from a Taino word meaning "where fertile land is abundant" or "great place"