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Haitian  adj., n.  Same as Haytian; now the preferred spelling.

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"Haitian" Quotes from Famous Books

... that is very easily done. Last February you were the first who told me of the Haitian funds. You had dreamed that a ship had entered the harbor at Havre, that this ship brought news that a payment we had looked upon as lost was going to be made. I know how clear-sighted your dreams are; I therefore purchased immediately as many ...
— The Count of Monte Cristo • Alexandre Dumas, Pere

... was a little later leased on terms that amounted to practical annexation, and the Dominican Republic came under the financial supervision of the United States; President Wilson went further and assumed the administration of Haitian affairs, leased from Nicaragua for a term of ninety-nine years a naval base on Fonseca Bay, and purchased the Danish West Indies. As a result of this rapid extension of American influence the political ...
— From Isolation to Leadership, Revised - A Review of American Foreign Policy • John Holladay Latane

Words linked to "Haitian" :   Haitian Creole, Haiti, Haitian monetary unit, Republic of Haiti, West Indian, Haitian capital, Haitian centime

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