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Otaheite

[oh-tuh-hee-tee, -hey-] /ˌoʊ təˈhi ti, -ˈheɪ-/
noun
1.
former name of Tahiti.
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  • The beautiful island of Otaheite and several others were visited.

  • Here society may be said to exist in the second stage with respect to Otaheite.

    Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora Edward Edwards
  • It had a still greater effect on the native of Otaheite, Oedidee.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • Omai spoke to them in the tongue of Otaheite, which they perfectly understood.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • They spoke the language of Otaheite, and called their island Toobouai.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • They spoke the language of Otaheite and of the other islands lately visited.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • In the passage to Otaheite, Captain Bligh had several disturbances with his men.

  • On the 14th March anchor was cast in the harbour of Matavar, Otaheite.

  • The inhabitants of Otaheite were far superior to those of most of the other islands.

    Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • Hence he returned to Otaheite, where he was warmly welcomed by the natives.

    Notable Voyagers W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith

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