- an ancient people who lived in central Anatolia before its conquest by the Hittites.
- (in ancient inscriptions) the Hittites or the land of the Hittites.
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Examples from the Web for hatti
Mr Pisani said he had no doubt he should get the Hatti Sherif, but he could not say when.Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I
Sir Moses Montefiore
Among them marched men of the "Kheta" or Hatti, but not as leaders.
(p. 223) Mr. Seward triumphantly publishes the Turkish hatti, by which pirates are excluded from the Ottoman ports.Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862
A century and a half later the Hatti had returned into a darkness even deeper than that from which they emerged.
At this time the Hatti empire or confederacy probably included, on the west, both Phrygia and Lydia.