[pes-kuh-dawr-is, -eez, -dohr-]
- (used with a plural verb) Penghu.
Also called Pescadores Islands.
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She is proceeding to fortify the Bonin Islands and the Pescadores.The Pacific Triangle
Since the river Pescadores was already known, I chose the other, which flows from the north, and is called Sacramento.
I have, however, left them the name of Pescadores, because the two observations nearly correspond.
Como estamos Capitan, que hay de nuevo; hay algo de bueno, para los pobres Pescadores?Tom Cringle's Log
The more so, as the Pescadores islands, half-way between, are within sight of the mainland.The Natural History of the Varieties of Man
Robert Gordon Latham
- 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)Chinese names: Penghu, P'eng-hu
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