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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.
(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-)
the principal island of the Society Islands, in the S Pacific. 115,820; 402 sq. mi. (1041 sq. km). Cap.: Papeete.
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|Noun||1.||Tahiti - 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
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