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Seychelles MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Seychelles
Tree Number(s)
Z01.058.290.120.705
Z01.639.520.750
Unique ID
D012750
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012750
Annotation
a group of Indian Ocean Islands east of Tanzania
Scope Note
A group of Indian Ocean Islands, east of Tanzania. Their capital is Victoria. They were first claimed by the French in 1744 but taken by the English in 1794 and made a dependency of MAURITIUS in 1810. They became a crown colony in 1903 and a republic within the Commonwealth in 1976. They were named for the French finance minister, Jean Moreau de Sechelles, but respelled by the English in 1794. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1102 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p496)
Date Established
1975/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2022/07/08
Seychelles Preferred
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