Pronunciation: (ô"rē-en'te), [key]
1. a region in Ecuador, E of the Andes: the border long disputed by Peru.
2. a province in E Cuba. 2,998,972; 14,132 sq. mi. (36,600 sq. km). Cap.: Santiago de Cuba.
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