[hey-shuh n, -tee-uh n]
- of or relating to Haiti or its people.
Origin of Haitian
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Examples from the Web for haitian
Jovan Rameau, a Haitian immigrant, graduated from the Institute of Advanced Theater Training at Harvard.Moonwalking With the Many Michael Jacksons
August 2, 2014
In the short term, however, the Haitian Revolution actually slowed the official antislavery campaign.How Blacks Freed Themselves from Slavery
February 18, 2014
U.S. and Canadian peacekeepers were deploying to train Haitian security forces for the return of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.Black Hawk Down’s Long Shadow
October 9, 2013
A child disappears from a Haitian village, showcasing how the island connects with grief in startling ways.This Week’s Hot Reads: August 19, 2013
August 19, 2013
Haitian neighbors helping one another carried out the vast majority of rescues, ad hoc.What Haiti Can Teach Us About the Storm
Jonathan M. Katz
October 30, 2012
Quietly, and with perfect coolness, he walked up to the Haitian general.
A little to Stuart's surprise, he spoke the Haitian dialect perfectly.
Why could he not stain his skin coffee-color, like a Haitian boy?
These facts are well set forth in Steward's Haitian Revolution.
This is nothing unusual for it is the customary hour for the Haitian to begin his day.Haiti
J. Dryden Kuser
- relating to or characteristic of Haiti, its inhabitants, or their language
- a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Haiti
- the creolized French spoken in Haiti
Former spelling: Haytian
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