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(Sp. Española; Haiti, perhaps from a native word for “land of mountains”). Is. of cen. W Indies; W third is rep. of Haiti, rest is Dominican Rep. Discovered 1492 by Christopher Columbus (1451–1506). See also Caribbean Islands, A; C; E 2, 3.

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