Pelew Islands


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Pelew Islands

(piːˈluː)
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(Placename) a former name of (the Republic of) Palau
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An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.
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.
46) George Keate, An Account of the Pelew Islands, Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean.