Pronunciation: (hā'tē), [key]
1. Formerly, Hayti. a republic in the West Indies occupying the W part of the island of Hispaniola. 5,000,000; 10,714 sq. mi. (27,750 sq. km). Cap.: Port-au-Prince.
2. Also,Hayti.a former name of Hispaniola.
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