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Watling Island

[wot-ling] /ˈwɒt lɪŋ/
San Salvador (def 1).
Also, Watlings Island [wot-lingz] /ˈwɒt lɪŋz/ (Show IPA). Unabridged
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  • While it is not known with certainty where he landed, it was probably Watling Island, one of the Bahamas.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • The small island was one of the Bahama group, and is now known as Watling Island.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
  • We do not know which one of the Bahama islands he first saw, but we believe it was the one now called Watling Island.

    Introductory American History Henry Eldridge Bourne
British Dictionary definitions for Watling Island

Watling Island

another name for San Salvador Island
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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