Associations to the word «Guadalcanal»

Wiktionary

GUADALCANAL, proper noun. A volcanic island in the Pacific, part of the Solomon Islands
GUADALCANAL, proper noun. A battle in World War II in which American forces recaptured it from the Japanese

Dictionary definition

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

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