Pelew Islands

Pelew Islands, twenty-six in number, of coral formation, and surrounded by reefs; are in the extreme W. of the Caroline Archipelago in the North Pacific, and SE. of the Philippines. They belong to Spain; are small but fertile, and have a healthy climate. The natives are Malays, and though gentle lead a savage life.

Population (circa 1900) given as 10,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Peleus * Pelham
Peers, The Twelve
Pegasus
Pegu
Pei-ho
Peirce, Benjamin
Peishwah
Pekin
Pelagius
Pelasgi
Peleus
Pelew Islands
Pelham
Pelias
Pelican
Pelides
Pelion
Pelissier
Pella
Pellegrini, Carlo
Pellico, Silvio
Pellisson, Paul

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Keate, George