- former name of Tahiti.
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The beautiful island of Otaheite and several others were visited.The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy
Here society may be said to exist in the second stage with respect to Otaheite.Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora
It had a still greater effect on the native of Otaheite, Oedidee.
Omai spoke to them in the tongue of Otaheite, which they perfectly understood.
They spoke the language of Otaheite, and called their island Toobouai.