- a seaport on E Madagascar.
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Examples from the Web for tamatave
The distance from the capital to Tamatave was nearly two hundred miles.
Tamatave, the chief town of Madagascar, on a bay on the E. coast.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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He was very sorry, but said if I could find any one going to Tamatave who would carry a Bible back to me, he would send one.
The one native who showed honesty and courage in successfully opposing them at Tamatave the French subsequently executed.Khartoum Campaign, 1898
Sunday morning; once more on the way; one more stop, and then to Tamatave, our destination.Shadow and Light
Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
- the former name (until 1979) of Toamasina
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