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Marianao

(märyänä`ō), municipality (1982 est. pop. 130,000), Ciudad de La Habana prov., W Cuba, a commercial and residential suburb of HavanaHavana
, Span. La Habana , city and, as Ciudad de La Habana, province (1997 est. pop. 2,200,000), capital of Cuba, W Cuba; largest city and chief port of the West Indies and one of the oldest cities in the Americas.
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. Marianao encloses the military base of Columbia, now called Ciudad Libertad. Chemicals, beer, and textiles are produced in the city, which has a fine beach. Founded in 1719 by Dominican and Augustinian monks, it was destroyed by fire in 1726. It was rebuilt in 1765 as Quemados de Marianao and grew with the 19th-century sugar boom.

Marianao

a city in NW Cuba, adjacent to W Havana city: the chief Cuban military base. Pop.: 133 015 (latest est.)
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Comence a escribir unas obras cortas para titeres: Guille cazador, Guille trotamundos y El travieso Guille que estreno el Guinol de Marianao, bajo la direccion de Luis Interian.
(16.) The biographical and theological information is extrapolated from meetings, conversations and interviews held with la Reverenda Raquel Suarez Rodes in a Sunday School room at her church Iglesia Bautista Ebenezer, Marianao, La Habana Cuba, on 3/28/10 & 3/28/10.
We started off playing with used uniforms handed down from the Marianao and Almendares clubs of the former pro league and two of our teams--Azucareros and Habana--had totally improvised uniforms at first.
I was told later that his reply was: 'No need to thank me, it was our duty.'" While in Cuba, she lived in Havana's Hotel Capri, room 1405, and in a home in Marianao and regularly wrote her friends and family expressing how much she missed her family and home.
Marianao said there is no incentive to recover and prosecute fraud discovered in the federal public housing.
Se habia hecho amigo de los morenos de los sextetos y no habia noche que la excursion no terminara en las "fritas" de Marianao. Primero, escuchaba muy seriamente.
Chapter 2, "Garden Republics or Plantation Regimes?," traces the development of influential enclaves at the beginning of the twentieth century, as exclusive white elite communities were formed in Honolulu's Waikiki and Havana's Marianao to accommodate and attract tourism investors and private planters as dominant governing classes.