1. [ noun ] (government,geography) 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
Related terms: country Organization_of_American_States Haitian caribbean Hispaniola Port-au-Prince
2. [ noun ] (geography) an island in the West Indies
Synonyms: Hayti Hispaniola
Related terms: island Greater_Antilles Dominican_Republic
Similar spelling:   Hayti