pescadores islands


[Chinese puhng-hoo]
a group of small islands off the coast of SE China, in the Taiwan Strait: controlled by Taiwan. About 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
Also, Wade-Giles, P'enghu.
Also called, Wade-Giles, P'enghu Ch'üntao [chyn-dou] , Pescadores, Pescadores Islands. Unabridged


[pes-kuh-dawr-is, -eez, -dohr-]
(used with a plural verb) Penghu.
Also called Pescadores Islands. Unabridged
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Penghu or P'eng-hu (ˈpɛŋˈhuː)
transliteration of the Chinese name for the Pescadores
P'eng-hu or P'eng-hu

Pescadores (ˌpɛskəˈdɔːrɪz)
pl n
Penghu, Chinese names: P'eng-hu a group of 64 islands in Formosa Strait, separated from Taiwan (to which it belongs) by the Pescadores Channel. Pop: 91 950 (2007 est). Area: 127 sq km (49 sq miles)

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