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Haitian

[hey-shuh n, -tee-uh n] /ˈheɪ ʃən, -ti ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Haiti or its people.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Haiti.
Origin of Haitian
1795-1805
1795-1805; Haiti + -an
Related forms
pro-Haitian, adjective
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Examples from the Web for Haitian
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  • The Haitian incursion in 1995 used similar principles of intimidation to eliminate any real fighting.

    Shock and Awe Harlan K. Ullman
  • This is nothing unusual for it is the customary hour for the Haitian to begin his day.

    Haiti J. Dryden Kuser
  • It was drafted and presented to the Haitian assembly for adoption.

    Self-Determining Haiti James Weldon Johnson
  • It was natural she should not wish me to see her meeting with her Haitian grandmother.

  • To this new power the Haitian Government refuses to consent.

    Self-Determining Haiti James Weldon Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for Haitian

Haitian

/ˈheɪʃɪən; hɑːˈiːʃən/
adjective
1.
relating to or characteristic of Haiti, its inhabitants, or their language
noun
2.
a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Haiti
3.
the creolized French spoken in Haiti
Former spelling Haytian
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