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He said, Hispaniola; and then uttered all the thankfulness imaginable for his deliverance.
At Dominica he took several vessels, and several others at Guadaloupe, and then put into a key off Hispaniola to clean and refit.The Monarchs of the Main, Volume III (of 3)|Walter Thornbury
Each year Hispaniola alone sends between four and five hundred thousand gold ducats to Spain.De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)|Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt
The Spaniards who lived on the island of Hispaniola sent frequent expeditions to the mainland in the hope of finding gold.Discoverers and Explorers|Edward R. Shaw
Accordingly, it was decided to abandon the enterprise and return to Hispaniola.The Discovery of America Vol. 1 (of 2)|John Fiske.
West Indian island, from Spanish la isla española "the Spanish island" (not "little Spain"); name said to have been given by Columbus in 1492.