Definitions for tahititəˈhi ti, tɑ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ta•hi•titəˈhi ti, tɑ-(n.)
the principal island of the Society Islands, in the S Pacific. 115,820; 402 sq. mi. (1041 sq. km).
Category: Geography (places)
Ref: Cap.: Papeete.
an island in the south Pacific; the most important island in French Polynesia; made famous by Robert Louis Stevenson and Paul Gauguin
The largest island in French Polynesia.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the principal island of a group in the South Pacific; sometimes called the Society Islands, situated 2000 m. NE. of New Zealand; are mountainous, of volcanic origin, beautifully wooded, and girt by coral reefs; a fertile soil grows abundant fruit, cotton, sugar, &c., which, with mother-of-pearl, are the principal exports; capital and chief harbour is Papeete (3); the whole group since 1880 has become a French possession.