In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- I look forward to the day when I can order my Havanas directly from Cuba.
- We spoke to Browne over whisky and fine Havanas at the Cigar Bar at the Park Hyatt Hotel in The Rocks.
- He offered me a Havana cigar which, he told me, had been especially rolled with tobacco he had purchased from the estate of the late comedian Ernie Kovacs.
- This is the kind of hangout James Bond might buy his Havanas in.
- The travel humidor's filled with a carefully chosen selection of Havanas.
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