Seychelles

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

After French official and politician Jean Moreau de Séchelles.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /seɪˈʃɛlz/, /seɪˈʃɛl/, /ˈseɪʃɛlz/, /ˈseɪʃɛl/
  • (US)
    (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛlz, -ɛl

Proper nounEdit

the Seychelles

  1. An archipelagic country of East Africa, in the Indian Ocean. Official name: Republic of Seychelles

Usage notesEdit

Treated as singular or plural. The presence of the definite article also varies, though "the Seychelles" is more common.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Motschenbacher, Heiko (2020), “Greece, the Netherlands and (the) Ukraine: A Corpus-Based Study of Definite Article Use with Country Names”, in A Journal of Onomastics, volume 68, issue 1, DOI:10.1080/00277738.2020.1731241, pages 1–16

See alsoEdit


Central NahuatlEdit

Proper nounEdit

Seychelles

  1. Seychelles (a country in Africa)

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Seychelles f pl (plural only)

  1. Seychelles

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ItalianEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Seychelles f pl

  1. Seychelles

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Seychelles f pl

  1. Alternative spelling of Seicheles

SpanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /seiˈt͡ʃeles/, [sei̯ˈt͡ʃe.les]

Proper nounEdit

Seychelles f

  1. Seychelles

Derived termsEdit