Meaning of Guadalcanal

Gua•dal•ca•nal

Pronunciation: (gwäd"l-ku-nal'), [key]
— n.
  1. the largest of the Solomon Islands, in the W central Pacific: U.S. victory over the Japanese 1942–43. 23,922; ab. 2500 sq. mi. (6475 sq. km).
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