Tahiti

Tahiti, the principal island of a group in the South Pacific; sometimes called the Society Islands, situated 2000 m. NE. of New Zealand; are mountainous, of volcanic origin, beautifully wooded, and girt by coral reefs; a fertile soil grows abundant fruit, cotton, sugar, &c., which, with mother-of-pearl, are the principal exports; capital and chief harbour is Papeete (3); the whole group since 1880 has become a French possession.

Population (circa 1900) given as 11,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Tagus * Taillandier, Saint-René
Tabor, Mount
Tabriz
Tacitus, Cornelius
Tacna
Tacoma
Tadmor
Tael
Taganrog
Taglioni, Maria
Tagus
Tahiti
Taillandier, Saint-René
Tailors
Tailors, The Three, of Tooley Street
Tain
Taine, Hippolyte Adolphe
Tai-Pings
Tait, Archibald Campbell
Tait, Peter Guthrie
Tai-wan
Taj Mahal