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  • n. Maori hut

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A house.

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  • you say 'whare' is Australian but it is a New Zealand Maori word that is now used in New Zealand English. It's pronounced 'farey,' 'wh' makes a 'f' sound in Maori

    June 9, 2009