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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishHaitiHai‧ti /ˈheɪti/  a country in the Caribbean Sea on the island of Hispaniola, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Population: 9,893,934 (2014). Capital: Port au Prince. For many years Haiti was ruled by the dictators François Duvalier (known as Papa Doc) and later by his son Jean-Claude Duvalier (known as Baby Doc), but they were replaced by an elected government. In 2004, the elected president, Jean-Baptiste Aristide, was forced to leave Haiti by armed rebels (=people who oppose and fight against people in authority), but an elected government took over in 2006.Haitian /ˈheɪʃən/ noun, adjective
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