Seychelles

geographical name
Sey·​chelles | \ sā-ˈshel(z) How to pronounce Seychelles (audio) \

Definition of Seychelles

island group in the western Indian Ocean northeast of Madagascar and south of the Equator; capital Victoria (on Mahé Island) area 176 square miles (455 square kilometers), population 94,600

Note: Formerly a British colony, Seychelles has been a republic in the Commonwealth of Nations since 1976.

Other Words from Seychelles

Seychellois \ ˌsā-​shəl-​ˈwä How to pronounce Seychellois (audio) , -​ˌshel-​ \ noun

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“Seychelles.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seychelles. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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