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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Juan Fernandez.
 
A rocky island in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Chili. Here Alexander Selkirk, a buccaneer, resided in solitude for four years, and his history is commonly supposed to be the basis of Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe.   1
   Sailors commonly believe that this island is the scene of Crusoe’s adventures; but Defoe distinctly indicates an island on the east coast of South America, somewhere near Dutch Guiana.   2
 


 Joyeuse GardeJubal [a trumpet]. 

 
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