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HISPANIOLA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Hispaniola mean? 

HISPANIOLA (noun)
  The noun HISPANIOLA has 1 sense:

1. an island in the West Indies

  Familiarity information: HISPANIOLA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HISPANIOLA (noun)


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Meaning:

An island in the West Indies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Hayti; Hispaniola; Haiti

Instance hypernyms:

island (a land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water)

Meronyms (parts of "Hispaniola"):

Haiti; Republic of Haiti (a republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola; achieved independence from France in 1804; the poorest and most illiterate nation in the western hemisphere)

Dominican Republic (a republic in the West Indies; located on the eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola)

Holonyms ("Hispaniola" is a part of...):

Greater Antilles (a group of islands in the western West Indies)


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