EWE, a group of Negro peoples of the Slave Coast, West Africa. By the natives their country is called Eẃe-me, "Land of the Eẃe." The Eẃe 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 Dahomey, and A.B. Ellis, The Eẃe-Speaking Peoples of the Slave Coast ... (London, 1890).
Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)