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Republic of Haiti   /ripˈəblək əv hˈeɪti/   Listen
Republic of Haiti

noun
1.
A republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola; achieved independence from France in 1804; the poorest and most illiterate nation in the western hemisphere.  Synonym: Haiti.






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"Republic of Haiti" Quotes from Famous Books



... dangerous for mention, possibly the Presidency of Haiti. Following out this theme, the boy guessed that he was a witness to the hatching of one of the political revolutions, which, from time to time, have convulsed the Republic of Haiti. If so, the matter was serious, for, as the boy knew, ever since the treaty of 1915, the United States was actively interested in forcing the self-determination of Haiti, meanwhile holding the country under a virtual protectorate. Such a revolution, ...
— Plotting in Pirate Seas • Francis Rolt-Wheeler



Words linked to "Republic of Haiti" :   Organization of American States, Port-au-Prince, voodoo, Caribbean, Hispaniola, state, Haiti, country, land, OAS, Hayti, Haitian, Haitian capital



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