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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 40 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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EWE, a group of Negro peoples of the Slave Coast, West Africa. By the natives their country is called Ewe-me, " Land of the Ewe." The Ewe family forms five linguistic groups: the Anlo or Anglawa on the Gold Coast frontier, the Krepi of Anfueh speech, the Jeji, the Dahomeyans and the Mahi. See further DASOMEY, and A. B. Ellis, The Ewe-Speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast . . . (London, 189o).
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WILLIAM EWART (1798-1869)

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