Definition of Cuba libre noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Cuba libre

BrE BrE//ˌkuːbə ˈliːbreɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkuːbə ˈliːbreɪ//
; BrE BrE//ˌkjuːbə ˈliːbreɪ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkjuːbə ˈliːbreɪ//
(pl. Cuba libres
BrE BrE//ˌkuːbə ˈliːbreɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkuːbə ˈliːbreɪz//
; BrE BrE//ˌkjuːbə ˈliːbreɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌkjuːbə ˈliːbreɪz//
(from Spanish)
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an alcoholic drink, made by mixing rum with lime juice and cola Word OriginAmerican Spanish, ‘free Cuba’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Cuba libre