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MAHE

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Originally appearing in Volume V17, Page 396 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MAHE, a French settlement in the Malabar district of Madras, India, situated in 1° 43' N. and 750 33' E., at the mouth of a river of the same name. Area, 26 sq. m.; pop. (1901), 10,298. It is the only French possession on the west coast of India, and is in charge of a chef de service, subordinate to the governor-general at Pondicherry. It is now a decaying place.
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