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- adj. From, or pertaining to, Seychelles
- n. Someone from the Seychelles of Seychellois descent.
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- adj. of the Seychelles or their people
- n. a native or inhabitant of Seychelles
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On at least three occasions over the last 12 months Seychellois soldiers have been deployed to some of the archipelago's outlying islands amid fears that Somali pirates, short of fuel and food, might land to restock or even take hostages.
Seychellois officials hope trials and jail terms will act as a deterrent but with multi-million dollar ransoms commonly paid to hijackers and Somalia still mired in chaos this hope seems wildly optimistic.
Seychellois government records show that since 1995, Sheikh Khalifa has spent $2 million snapping up more than 66 acres of land on the Seychelles 'main island of Mahe, where the palace is being built.
Its lowest point is the Indian Ocean (0 metres) and its highest point is Morne Seychellois (905 metres)
Elevation extremes: lowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m highest point: Morne Seychellois 905 m
Nationality: noun: Seychellois (singular and plural) adjective: Seychellois
Seychelleslowest point: Indian Ocean 0 m highest point: Morne Seychellois 905 m
Seychellesnoun: Seychellois (singular and plural) adjective: Seychellois
The Morne Seychellois N.P. (35 km2) contains important mountain mist forest.
By contrast, the continental Seychelles are relatively dry with a relatively low altitude reaching only 914 meters at its highest in Mourne Seychellois National Park.