Tahiti


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Ta·hi·ti

 (tə-hē′tē)
An island of the southern Pacific Ocean in the Windward group of the Society Islands in French Polynesia. It was settled by Polynesians in prehistoric times and colonized by the French in the 1800s.

Tahiti

(təˈhiːtɪ)
n
(Placename) an island in the S Pacific, in the Windward group of the Society Islands: the largest and most important island in French Polynesia; became a French protectorate in 1842 and a colony in 1880. Capital: Papeete. Pop: 169 674 (2002). Area: 1005 sq km (388 sq miles)

Ta•hi•ti

(təˈhi ti, tɑ-)

n.
the principal island of the Society Islands, in the S Pacific. 115,820; 402 sq. mi. (1041 sq. km). Cap.: Papeete.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tahiti - an island in the south PacificTahiti - an island in the south Pacific; the most important island in French Polynesia; made famous by Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Gauguin
Papeete - the capital of French Polynesia on the northwestern coast of Tahiti
Society Islands - an island group of French Polynesia in the South Pacific to the east of Samoa
Tahitian - a native or inhabitant of Tahiti
Translations
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On 15th of December, we left to the east the bewitching group of the Societies and the graceful Tahiti, queen of the Pacific.
The gentle dame was not sufficiently evangelical to endure this, and, fearful of further improprieties, she forced her husband to relinquish his undertaking, and together they returned to Tahiti.
It is true I knew him more intimately than most: I met him first before ever he became a painter, and I saw him not infrequently during the difficult years he spent in Paris; but I do not suppose I should ever have set down my recollections if the hazards of the war had not taken me to Tahiti.
We were just ready to start to Tahiti, where a lot of repairs and refitting for the Miele were necessary, when poor Dad came down sick and died.
We made sail and tried to clew off, when the rotten work of the Tahiti shipwrights became manifest.
He was Moti, the youngest son of Tati, the chief, and this was Tahiti, and beyond that smoking reef lay the sweet land of Papara and the chief's grass house by the river's mouth.
Two days later, as the steamer Mariposa plied her customary route between Tahiti and San Francisco, the passengers ceased playing deck quoits, abandoned their card games in the smoker, their novels and deck chairs, and crowded the rail to stare at the small boat that skimmed to them across the sea before a light following breeze.
The Mary Turner's cat was adopted by the sailors' forecastle of the Mariposa, and on the Mariposa sailed away on the back trip to Tahiti.
While he laughed, he calculated the cost of the voyage to Tahiti for materials, of the materials themselves, of the voyage back again to Fakarava, and the cost of landing the materials and of building the house.
From the Marquesas I sailed with sufficient absinthe in ballast to last me to Tahiti, where I outfitted with Scotch and American whisky, and thereafter there were no dry stretches between ports.
Lee Goom brought the mail aboard at Tahiti," Captain Dettmar began.
Of land-shells I collected sixteen kinds (and two marked varieties, of which, with the exception of one Helix found at Tahiti, all are peculiar to this archipelago: a single fresh-water shell (Paludina) is common to Tahiti and Van Diemen's Land.