Hispaniola

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geographical name His·pan·io·la \ˌhis-pə-ˈnyō-lə\
variants: or Spanish

Española

\ˌes-ˌpä-ˈnyō-lä\play or formerly

Haiti

\ˈhā-tē\play or

Santo Domingo

\ˌsan-tə-də-ˈmiŋ-(ˌ)gō\play

Definition of Hispaniola

  1. island of the Greater Antilles in the north central Caribbean Sea; divided between Haiti (on the west) and the Dominican Republic (on the east) area 29,371 square miles (76,071 square kilometers)


HISPANIOLA Defined for English Language Learners

Hispaniola

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geographical name His·pan·io·la \ˌhis-pə-ˈnyō-lə\

Definition of Hispaniola for English Language Learners

  • : island divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic


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