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Yuma

Yuma  n.— «Tu si te las sabes todas, desde el Rosita de Hornedo hasta lo de la Yuma. Efectivamente, no se si te recuerdas, se trataba de una pelicula de Glenn Ford, “The 3:10 to Yuma” Asi creo que se llamaba. Esta pelicula...

Yuma

Yuma n. In Cuba, a nickname for the United States. Editorial Note: In Spanish, the word is used with the definite article: La Yuma. Etymological Note: The etymological information in the 1996 cite and last 2004 cite is unverified. Another claim that...

Yuma

Yuma  n.— «For years they dreamed of coming to “la yuma,” as the United States is known in Cuba.» —“After treacherous voyage, refugees seek fresh start in Irvine” by Don Rosen Orange County...

Yuma

Yuma  n.— «The upheaval of 1994 began when thousands of Cubans crowded Havana’s sea wall to cheer on the latest of many ferry hijackings by passengers bent on reaching “La Yuma”—slang for the United States.» —“Repeat of...

Labana

Labana  n.— «The downbeat Labana (Spanish slang for Havana) is a story about fleeing Fidel Castro’s Cuba on makeshift boats and rafts in dangerous waters.» —“Alejandro Sanz sings a political tune on new album” by Michael D...