Etymology
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Haiti

from Arawak haiti "land of mountains," and probably originally the name of the whole island. Related: Haitian.

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Definitions of Haiti

Haiti (n.)
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;
Synonyms: Republic of Haiti
Haiti (n.)
an island in the West Indies;
Synonyms: Hispaniola / Hayti
From wordnet.princeton.edu