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Raiatea

[rah-yuh-tey-uh] /ˌrɑ yəˈteɪ ə/
noun
1.
a volcanic island in the Leeward Island group of the Society Islands, French Polynesia, in the South Pacific. 92 sq. mi. (238 sq. km).
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  • The French man-of-war Zelle transported them to p218 Raiatea, and the two officials landed under the white flag of truce.

  • It is situated about two hundred and fifty miles to the south of Raiatea.

    Captain Cook W.H.G. Kingston
  • In the island of Raiatea there is a lake surrounded by trees, the tops of which appear curiously flat.

  • For'ard, on the Valetta, were several of Grief's own Raiatea sailors.

    A Son Of The Sun Jack London
  • The cargo was gladly welcomed at Raiatea, and the desire to purchase European dress was found a great incentive to industry.

    Pioneers and Founders Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • The Snark was lying at anchor at Raiatea, just off the village of Uturoa.

  • The chief troubles that Mr. Williams encountered at Raiatea, were the vices that civilization brought.

    Pioneers and Founders Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • Forgotten were the letters to Raiatea, the officials we had to visit.

  • Leaving his schooner to follow, Grief had taken passage for the short run across from Raiatea to Papeete.

    A Son Of The Sun Jack London
  • He is a young man, but of the Raiatea family, who are hereditary fire-walkers.

    Magic and Religion Andrew Lang

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