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Tamatave

[tah-mah-tahv, -muh-] /ˌtɑ mɑˈtɑv, -mə-/
noun
1.
a seaport on E Madagascar.
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  • Here at Tamatave a fireplace or heating stove in a house are unknown appendages.

    Shadow and Light Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
  • Tamatave, the chief town of Madagascar, on a bay on the E. coast.

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
  • The view of Tamatave from the ship was not prepossessing, and my walk through the city to the hotel was not inspiring.

    Shadow and Light Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
  • He was very sorry, but said if I could find any one going to Tamatave who would carry a Bible back to me, he would send one.

    The Fugitives R.M. Ballantyne
  • The distance from the capital to Tamatave was nearly two hundred miles.

    The Fugitives R.M. Ballantyne
  • The one native who showed honesty and courage in successfully opposing them at Tamatave the French subsequently executed.

    Khartoum Campaign, 1898 Bennet Burleigh
  • Since the treaty of Tamatave, March 17, 1886, the country has been under the protectorate of France.

  • Sunday morning; once more on the way; one more stop, and then to Tamatave, our destination.

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  • He soon appeared with pleasant greetings and recollections of Tamatave incidents.

    Shadow and Light Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
  • The roadstead before Tamatave offers a good anchorage, except when the wind is from the north or east.

    A Voyage round the World W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for Tamatave

Tamatave

/French tamatav/
noun
1.
the former name (until 1979) of Toamasina
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