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Otaheite

[oh-tuh-hee-tee, -hey-]
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noun
  1. 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

    W.H.G. Kingston

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

  • 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