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Cigar Aficionado's Glossary
of Cigar Terms

Clear Havana:

A cigar made in the United States prior to the embargo with Cuban tobacco.

Havana:

Capital of Cuba. The traditional center of manufacturing of Cuban cigars for export, and a term widely used to designate Cuban cigars. Also refers to the tobacco types grown from Cuban seed in the Dominican Republic, Honduras and Nicaragua. Also known as Habana.

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