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the principal island of the Society Islands, in the S Pacific. 402 sq. mi. (1041 sq. km).
Capital: Papeete.
an island in the S Pacific, in the Windward group of the Society Islands: the largest and most important island in French Polynesia; became a French protectorate in 1842 and a colony in 1880. Capital: Papeete. Pop: 169 674 (2002). Area: 1005 sq km (388 sq miles)

Tahiti definition

Largest island of French Polynesia, located in the south Pacific Ocean.

Note: Attracted by the Polynesian culture and spectacular climate and scenery, both Paul Gauguin and Robert Louis Stevenson lived in Tahiti and expressed its romantic allure through their works.


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