Papeete

[ pah-pee-ey-tey, puh-pee-tee ]
/ ˌpɑ piˈeɪ teɪ, pəˈpi ti /

noun

a city on NW Tahiti, in the Society Islands: capital of the Society Islands and of French Polynesia.

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Papeete
/ (ˌpɑːpɪˈiːtɪ) /

noun

the capital of French Polynesia, on the NW coast of Tahiti: one of the largest towns in the S Pacific. Pop: 130 000 (2005 est)
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