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Noun: Haiti  hey-tee or haa'ee-tee
  1. 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
    - Republic of Haiti
     
  2. An island in the West Indies
    - Hispaniola, Hayti

Type of: country, island, land, state

Part of: Caribbean, Greater Antilles, OAS, Organization of American States

Encyclopedia: Haiti