Saint Eustatius[sānt yo͝o-stāˈshəs, -shē-əs]
Saint Eustatius definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An island of the Netherlands Antilles in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies northwest of St. Kitts. Settled originally by the French, it passed to the Dutch in 1632. During the 18th century the island was a favorite haunt of pirates and smugglers.