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The capital of the overseas territory of French Polynesia, a port on the northwest coast of Tahiti in the Society Islands of the southern Pacific Ocean. It is a commercial and tourist center.
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(Placename) the capital of French Polynesia, on the NW coast of Tahiti: one of the largest towns in the S Pacific. Pop: 130 000 (2005 est)
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Pa•pe•e•te(ˌpɑ piˈeɪ teɪ, pəˈpi ti)
a seaport on NW Tahiti, in the Society Islands: capital of the Society Islands and of French Polynesia. 22,967.
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|Noun||1.||Papeete - the capital of French Polynesia on the northwestern coast of Tahiti|
Tahiti - an island in the south Pacific; the most important island in French Polynesia; made famous by Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Gauguin
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