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Cuba is a Caribbean island country.

Cuba may also refer to:

Places

 Italy

  • The Cuba, Palermo, a palace in the Sicilian city of Palermo

 New Zealand

  • Cuba (Wellington), a street and a quarter in the Central Business District of Wellington, New Zealand

 Portugal

  • Cuba, Portugal, a municipality and town in the district of Beja

 Spain

  • La Cuba, a municipality in the province of Teruel, autonomous community of Aragon

 United Kingdom

  • Avon (county), a defunct county in the west of England, where CUBA is an acronym for the "County that Used to Be Avon"

 United States

People

Other

  • Cuba (film), a 1979 film
  • Cuba (song), a Gibson Brothers song
  • "Cuba (album)", a 1987 album by the band The Silos
  • Cuba, a Roman goddess; see List of Roman birth and childhood deities
  • Cuba (board game), an award-winning European board game
  • Cuba Libre, a mixed drink; Cuba Libre ("free Cuba") is also a statement of desire and hope
  • Cuba Antiimperial Beer, a Lithuanian beer brand
  • Air Cuba (band), the name used by a 'Big Beat' duo that was initially named Cuba
  • Chinese University Basketball Association, a basketball league
  • Club Universitario de Buenos Aires, a sports club
  • A common name for Hemianthus callitrichoides, an aquatic plant
  • Cuba, a synonym for the legume genus, Tachigali

Ships

  • SS Cuba, originally Yorktown (1894) converted to the first turbo-electric passenger ship rebuilt from the wrecked Powhatan 1919–1920 began operation in late 1920 by Miami Steamship Company
  • SS Cuba (1920), ex German SS Coblenz (1897) renamed SS Cuba in 1920, which sank in 1923
  • SS Cuba (1921), a ship built by William Cramp & Sons, WW II U.S. Army Transport Cuba operating in the Caribbean
  • SS Cuba (1923), a British troopship built by Swan Hunter sunk by German submarine U-1195 6 April 1945
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