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Taranaki

noun
  1. Mount Taranaki another name for (Mount) Egmont
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Historical Examples

  • The Alligator then went round to Taranaki for the woman and children.

    History of Australia and New Zealand

    Alexander Sutherland

  • Yet he maintains, to this day, that "virtue is its own reward:" "at least 'tis so at Taranaki."

    Old New Zealand:

    'A Pakeha Maori' [Frederick Edwa [Maning]

  • In 1834 the brig Harriet was wrecked on the coast of Taranaki.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves

  • Yet the impatience of the Taranaki settlers, though mischievous, was natural.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves

  • Meantime there was fighting in the northern and western parts of the Taranaki province, between the 57th camp and New Plymouth.