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  1. an ancient people who lived in central Anatolia before its conquest by the Hittites.
  2. (in ancient inscriptions) the Hittites or the land of the Hittites.
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Also Khatti.
Related formsHat·ti·an, noun, adjective
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Examples from the Web for hatti

Historical Examples of 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.

    The Ancient East

    D. G. Hogarh

  • (p. 223) Mr. Seward triumphantly publishes the Turkish hatti, by which pirates are excluded from the Ottoman ports.

  • A century and a half later the Hatti had returned into a darkness even deeper than that from which they emerged.

    The Ancient East

    D. G. Hogarh

  • At this time the Hatti empire or confederacy probably included, on the west, both Phrygia and Lydia.