Mount, a volcano in the West Indies, on the island of Martinique: eruption 1902. 4428 feet (1350 meters). Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for pelee

Historical Examples of pelee

  • Morning mists over the lake, the Pelee coming up out of them.

    The Hive

    Will Levington Comfort

  • 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."

British Dictionary definitions for pelee



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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