[tah-mah-tahv, -muh-]
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Examples from the Web for tamatave

Historical Examples of tamatave

  • The distance from the capital to Tamatave was nearly two hundred miles.

    The Fugitives

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Tamatave, the chief town of Madagascar, on a bay on the E. coast.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

    Edited by Rev. James Wood

  • 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 Fugitives

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • The one native who showed honesty and courage in successfully opposing them at Tamatave the French subsequently executed.

  • Sunday morning; once more on the way; one more stop, and then to Tamatave, our destination.

    Shadow and Light

    Mifflin Wistar Gibbs

British Dictionary definitions for tamatave


  1. the former name (until 1979) of Toamasina
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