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PIRAM, or PERIM

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Originally appearing in Volume V21, Page 638 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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PIRAM, or PERIM, an island in the Gulf of Cambay, forming part of Ahmadabad district, Bombay. Formerly notorious as the stronghold of a pirate chieftain, it has attained fame among palaeontologists for the large quantity of fossil remains discovered here in 1836, similar to the better-known Siwalik fauna.
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