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an island in the Indian Ocean, the chief island of the Seychelles. Capital: Victoria. Pop: 71 900 (2002 est). Area: 147 sq km (57 sq miles)
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  • One of them, mahé, was claimed by Haidar as tributary to him, and its capture afforded him a pretext for making war on us.

  • At three o'clock in the afternoon we anchored at mahé, the chief island of the Seychelle Group.

    Cruise of the 'Alert' R. W. Coppinger
  • It is inhabited by a Frenchman and his wife, who are assisted by nine negro labourers from mahé.

    Cruise of the 'Alert' R. W. Coppinger
  • A few have been introduced into mahé, and great care is now being taken in order to promote their extension.

    Cruise of the 'Alert' R. W. Coppinger
  • The pair at mahé were male and female, and weighed respectively about four hundred and five hundred pounds.

    Cruise of the 'Alert' R. W. Coppinger

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