Definition of Guadalcanal in English:

Guadalcanal

Syllabification: Gua·dal·ca·nal
Pronunciation: /ˌgwädlkəˈnal
 
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  • An island in the western Pacific Ocean, the largest of the Solomon Islands; population 73,000 (est. 2007). During World War II, it was the scene of the first major US offensive against the Japanese in August 1942.

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