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Guadalcanal   /gwˌɑdəlkənˈæl/   Listen
Guadalcanal

noun
1.
A mountainous island; the largest of the Solomon Islands in the independent state that is a member of the British Commonwealth.
2.
A battle in World War II in the Pacific (1942-1943); the island was occupied by the Japanese and later recaptured by American forces.  Synonym: Battle of Guadalcanal.






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"Guadalcanal" Quotes from Famous Books



... provinces and 1 town*; Central, Guadalcanal, Honiara*, Isabel, Makira, Malaita, Temotu, Western note: there may be two new provinces of Choiseul (Lauru) and Rennell/Bellona and the administrative unit of Honiara may have ...
— The 1997 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.



Words linked to "Guadalcanal" :   World War 2, Second World War, pitched battle, island, World War II, Solomons, Solomon Islands



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