Mahé

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Renamed after her nearly homonymous French conqueror Mahé de le Bourdonnais (after whom the Seychelles, compare 2, were once named Îles de La Bourdonnais)

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mahé

  1. Mahe, a city in Malabar, on the west coast of Deccan (India)
  2. The French overseas enclave comprising it and a few neigbouring towns, in the colonial part of French India

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mahé

  1. The main island of the Seychelles
  2. Its (former? renamed Victoria?) capital city