Pelew


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Pe·lew

 (pə-lo͞o′, pē-)
See Palau.
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Noun1.Pelew - a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific OceanPelew - a chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
Palau, Republic of Palau, TT - a republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
Pacific, Pacific Ocean - the largest ocean in the world
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Its empire eventually encompassed colonies, protectorates, and concessions in Togo, East Africa, Southwest Africa, Cameroon, Samoa, Kiautschou (modern-day Qingdao), the northeastern part of new Guinea, the islands of Opolu and Sawaii in Samoa, and the Caroline, Pelew, Marianne, and Marshall Islands in the Pacific (Henderson 66).
A supplement to the account of the Pelew Islands; Compiled from the journals of the Panther and Endeavour, two vessels sent by Honourable East India Company to those islands in the Year 1790; and from the oral communications of Captain H.
Indonesia, New nuinea, Pelew Id wegneri Willemse --Lateral margin of mesonotum spiny, the first few anterior teeth closely expanded basally and closely connected; anal segment cleft medially 11 11.
The short storyist is also very much at work in "A Letter," creating the contrasting plots of Madan becoming more and more native and naked on the Pelew Islands while Prince Lee Boo, son of the tribal king, becomes more constricted, more gowned and eventually gravely ill as a kind of hostage in London.