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[puh-ley] /pəˈleɪ/
Mount, a volcano in the West Indies, on the island of Martinique: eruption 1902. 4428 feet (1350 meters). Unabridged
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  • Morning mists over the lake, the pelee coming up out of them.

    The Hive

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  • Birds ceased singing and left the trees that shaded the sides of pelee.

  • I can hear the placid natives say: "Old Father pelee is our protector—not our destroyer."

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Mount Pelée, a volcano in the Caribbean, in N Martinique: erupted in 1902, killing every person but one in the town of Saint-Pierre. Height: 1463 m (4800 ft)
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