Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: hispaniola
IPA transcription: [hɪsp,ɑŋ'oʊlə]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Hispaniola, Haiti, Hayti
    Meaning: an island in the West Indies
Usage examples
  • The HISPANIOLA was rolling scuppers under in the ocean swell.
  • Good-bye to the HISPANIOLA; good-bye to the squire, the doctor, and the captain!
  • You never imagined a sweeter schooner--a child might sail her--two hundred tons; name, HISPANIOLA.
  • Blandly himself found the HISPANIOLA, and by the most admirable management got her for the merest trifle.
  • I have a boatswain who pipes, Livesey; so things shall go man-o'-war fashion on board the good ship HISPANIOLA.
  • They go the length of declaring that this honest creature would do anything for money, that the HISPANIOLA belonged to him, and that he sold it me absurdly high--the most transparent calumnies.
  • They did not go directly to Tortuga, but stopped at a little island near Hispaniola, which was inhabited by French buccaneers, and this delay was made entirely for the purpose of dividing the booty.
  • Setting a course for Hispaniola, since they judged that thither must Rivarol go to refit before attempting to cross to France, the Arabella and the Elizabeth ploughed briskly northward with a moderately favourable wind for two days and nights without ever catching a glimpse of their quarry.