Pelée


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Pe·lée

 (pə-lā′), Mount
A volcano, 1,397 m (4,583 ft) high, on northern Martinique in the French West Indies. Its eruption on May 8, 1902, killed some 40,000 people.
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Pelée

(pəˈleɪ)
n
(Placename) Mount Pelée a volcano in the Caribbean, in N Martinique: erupted in 1902, killing every person but one in the town of Saint-Pierre. Height: 1463 m (4800 ft)
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Pe•lée

(pəˈleɪ)

n.
Mount, a volcano in the West Indies, on the island of Martinique: eruption 1902. 4428 ft. (1350 m).
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