They consisted of the grain for bread-making, which is called in Hispaniola maize, and in Uraba hobba.
Accordingly, it was decided to abandon the enterprise and return to Hispaniola.
Haïti, named Hispaniola or Little Spain, was chosen from the first as the island on which a settlement should be planted.
For the rest, the Hispaniola must trust to luck, like myself.
Everybody agreed in saying that she was the most beautiful of the women nature had created in the island of Hispaniola.
When the Jeronimite fathers arrived in Hispaniola they failed to do what was expected of them.
If he would, he should be presented with the bell of the chapel, the voice of the church, the wonder of Hispaniola.
That land, you treacherous, forsworn Spanish dog, is the island of Hispaniola.
When they grow up and especially if their fathers are dead, they are sent back to Hispaniola, where they rule their compatriots.
Then he sailed for the island of Hispaniola, now called Haiti.
West Indian island, from Spanish la isla española "the Spanish island" (not "little Spain"); name said to have been given by Columbus in 1492.