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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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Undersecretary Ricardo Jalad, executive director of the NDRRMC and concurrent administrator of the Office of Civil Defense (OCD), identified the fatalities as Luisa Pelew, 54, of Bontoc, Mt.
Luisa Pelew was pronounced dead on arrival at the Bontoc General Hospital, where her co-teacher Frauline Magwa remains confined.
That, in turn, came with the division of a society into classes, and '[w]e have an instance in the natives of the Pelew islands ...
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.
Traces of the noble savage could still be found, as in the popular account by George Keate of the experience of Captain Wilson and his men marooned in 1783 on the Pelew (or Pelau) Islands in the Caroline Archipelago south-east of the Philippines--a work which appeared in 1788.