Span'ish Main'

1. (formerly) the mainland of America adjacent to the Caribbean Sea, esp. the area between the mouth of the Orinoco River and the Isthmus of Panama.
2. the Caribbean Sea: the route of the Spanish treasure galleons and a former haunt of pirates.

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