Haitian


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Hai·tian

 (hā′shən, -tē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Haiti or its people or culture.
n.
1.
a. A native or inhabitant of Haiti.
b. A person of Haitian ancestry.
2. Haitian Creole.
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Haitian

(ˈheɪʃɪən; hɑːˈiːʃən)
adj
1. (Placename) relating to or characteristic of Haiti, its inhabitants, or their language
2. (Peoples) relating to or characteristic of Haiti, its inhabitants, or their language
3. (Languages) relating to or characteristic of Haiti, its inhabitants, or their language
n
4. (Peoples) a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Haiti
5. (Languages) the creolized French spoken in Haiti
Former spelling: Haytian
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Haitian - a native or inhabitant of HaitiHaitian - a native or inhabitant of Haiti  
Haiti, Republic of Haiti - a republic in the West Indies on the western part of the island of Hispaniola; achieved independence from France in 1804; the poorest and most illiterate nation in the western hemisphere
West Indian - a native or inhabitant of the West Indies
Adj.1.Haitian - of or relating to or characteristic of the republic of Haiti or its people; "Haitian shantytowns"
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Translations

Haitian

[ˈheɪʃɪən]
A. ADJhaitiano
B. Nhaitiano/a m/f
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Haitian

n
Haitianer(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Haitisch nt
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