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LC control no.n 80057412
Geographic headingSaint-Domingue
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Variant(s)Saint Domingo
Santo Domingo (French colony)
Colonie franc╠žaise de Saint-Domingue
St. Domingue
See alsoHaiti
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Special noteSUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Haiti.
Found inWimpffen, A. A voyage to Saint Domingo, 1817.
Encyc. brit. (under Santo Domingo: during colonial era, the Spanish portion of Hispaniola [eastern two thirds] was named Santo Domingo; when the French occupied the western third, they called their colony St. Domingue; the French portion became the Republic of Haiti in 1804)
Grand dict. encyc. Larousse (under Haiti ou Saint-Domingue: during the 17th cent. possession of the western third of the island was progressively taken over by the French; in 1803 the French were driven out and independence was declared Jan. 1, 1804; the French name Saint-Domingue was changed to Haiti)
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