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Term: Cuba

Description

Comprises a large island & several smaller ones; area was inhabited by Ciboney, Guanahatabey & Taino (Arawaks) when Columbus arrived in 1492; Spanish colonized in 1511, native people soon died; Africans were brought here as slaves for plantations; official language is Spanish.

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United States (born Cuba), 1914-2008
United States (born Cuba), b. 1958
Cuba (Born Romania), 1908-1991
United States (born Cuba), b. 1950