Hispaniola

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English[edit]

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Hispaniola (c. 1880)

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing of Peter Martyr's Latin Hispaniola (equivalent to Hispania +‎ -ola), used in his Decades to translate De las Casas's Spanish Española, a clipping of la Isla Española (the Spanish Island), translating Columbus's Latin Insula Hispania (the Spanish Island), bestowed upon its 'discovery' in 1492.

Proper noun[edit]

Hispaniola

  1. An island in the Caribbean, divided into the nations of Haiti and the Dominican Republic

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Catalan[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hispaniola f

  1. Hispaniola

Italian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hispaniola f

  1. Hispaniola

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hispaniola f

  1. Hispaniola (an island in the Caribbean)

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