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Term: República Dominicana

Description

Comprises E section of Hispaniola island (W section is Haiti) & smaller islands; area was inhabited by Caribs, who had conquered Arawaks, when Columbus arrived in 1492; part of Spanish colony of Hispaniola through 17th cen.; held by French 1785-1809; official language is Spanish.

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ca. 1000-1300
ca. 900-1200
1962
ca. 900-1200