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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Spanish Main.
The circular bank of islands forming the northern and eastern boundaries of the Caribbe’an Sea, beginning from Mosquito, near the isthmus, and including Jamaica, St. Domingo, the Leeward Islands, and the Windward Islands, to the coast of Venezue’la in South America.   1
        “We turned conquerors, and invaded the main of Spain.”—Bacon.

 Spanish Brutus (The).Spanish Money. 

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