Seychelles

Seychelles, a group of some 30 islands, largest Mahé (59 sq. m.), situated in the Indian Ocean, 600 m. NE. of Madagascar; taken from the French by Britain in 1798, and now under the governor of Mauritius; are mountainous and mostly surrounded by coral reefs; export fibres, nuts, palm-oil, &c.; Victoria, in Mahé, is the chief town, and an imperial coaling station.

Population (circa 1900) given as 16,000.

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

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Seven Years' War
Severn
Severus, L. Septimius
Sévigné, Madame de
Seville
Sèvres
Sèvres, Deux-
Seward, Anna
Seward, William Henry
Sextant
Seychelles
Sforza
Sgraffito
Shadwell, Thomas
Shafites
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of
Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, seventh Earl of
Shah
Shah-Jehan
Shakers