Cuban Revolution

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Cuban Revolution the revolution led by Fidel Castro and a small band of guerrilla fighters against a corrupt dictatorship in Cuba; 1956-1959
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Usage

In literature:

Owing to the nature of the country and the character of the people, a Cuban revolution had its peculiarities.
"The Path of Empire" by Carl Russell Fish
The communication sets forth, from the Cuban point of view, of course, the causes of the revolution of 1895.
"Cuba, Old and New" by Albert Gardner Robinson
The Spanish War was the result of a wave of passion started by the reports of the horrors of the Cuban Revolution.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
THE LAST CUBAN REVOLUTION LAUNCHED.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
Ten days after its passage by the Chamber of Deputies, the Cuban Revolution was proclaimed.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 4" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
Hundreds of young Cubans, suspected of favouring the revolution, were arrested on the most flimsy pretexts.
"Cuba Past and Present" by Richard Davey
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In news:

Living on tacos, rice and beans, the 'guerrillero' ducked the police, met Che Guevara and geared up for their Cuban Revolution .
'Che,' Longer than the Cuban Revolution .
Characterized as a sensitive, introverted young man, he observed events like the Cuban revolution with fascination.
The Cuban revolution at 50.
), the great American novelist William Kennedy covers the Cuban revolution in the 1950s and the race riots of Albany, N.Y.
"The generation that made the (Cuban) revolution has had the historic privilege, few times seen, of being able to direct the rectification of errors they themselves committed," he told a Communist Party conference in January.
In 1980, Juan Carlos Zaldívar was a 13-year-old loyalist of the Cuban Revolution jeering in the streets at the thousands of "Marielitos" leaving the island by boat for the United States.
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro delivers a speech during the commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Committees of Defense of the Revolution (CDR) on Sept 28, 2010 in Havana.
Soldier of the Cuban Revolution.
In that missive, Álvarez Paz denounced the arrival of a commander of the Cuban revolution, Ramiro Valdez, as the latest evidence that Chávez has betrayed the country.
Diary of the Cuban Revolution Seaver/Viking Press book next fall) by Carlos Franqui.
Carlos Franqui's memoir breaks the silence that has surrounded the internal workings of the Cuban revolution.
Cuban President Raul Castro made an address at a Revolution Day ceremony and said he is willing to hold talks with the US.
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