Republic of Haiti

noun
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
Syn: ↑Haiti
Derivationally related forms: ↑Haitian (for: ↑Haiti)
Members of this Topic: ↑voodoo
Instance Hypernyms: ↑country, ↑state, ↑land
Member Holonyms: ↑Organization of American States, ↑OAS
Part Holonyms: ↑Hispaniola, ↑Haiti, ↑Hayti, ↑Caribbean
Member Meronyms: ↑Haitian
Part Meronyms: ↑Port-au-Prince, ↑Haitian capital

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