Nueva Yol n. In Caribbean Spanish, New York (City). Also Nueba Yol. Editorial Note: The “yol” is due to a clipped final consonant, characteristic of Caribbean Spanish. In most dialects of Spanish, the “V” and “B” are both pronounced as a voiced labiodental plosive, sometimes resulting in the common spelling or transcription nueba for nueva ‘new’ (also seen in the variable spelling of Havana/Habana). (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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