Port-au-Prince love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • The capital and largest city of Haiti, in the southwest part of the country on an arm of the Caribbean Sea. Founded by French sugar planters in 1749, it became the colonial capital in 1770 and the capital of independent Haiti in 1804. The city was devastated by a powerful earthquake in 2010.

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  • proper noun The capital of Haiti.

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  • noun the capital and largest city of Haiti

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Examples

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 12: A woman prays in front of the National Palace for a ceremony marking the one month anniversary of the country's devastating earthquake on February 12, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 12: Haitians pray in front of the National Palace for a ceremony marking the one month anniversary of the country's devastating earthquake on February 12, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 09: Women walk past a destroyed building while protesting for more earthquake relief aid on February 9, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 12: Haitians crowd next to a camp for earthquake survivors at the National Palace for a ceremony marking the one month anniversary of the country's devastating earthquake on February 12, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 12: Haitians pray in front of the National Palace for a ceremony marking the one month anniversary of the country's devastating earthquake on February 12, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 09: Women chant while marching for more earthquake relief aid on February 9, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 09: Women chant while marching for more earthquake relief aid on February 9, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Rescuers pulled two barely alive survivors from the rubble of Port-au-Prince on Friday as hungry and homeless Haitians clamored for earthquake survivors have crammed in ...

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  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 09: Women walk past a destroyed building while protesting for more earthquake relief aid on February 9, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - FEBRUARY 12: Haitians pray and sing in front of the destroyed National Palace in a ceremony marking the one month anniversary of the country's devastating earthquake on February 12, 2010 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

    News on Earthquakes

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