Definition of Bougainville in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbo͞oɡənˌvil/ /ˈbō-/
A volcanic island in the South Pacific Ocean, the largest of the Solomon Islands.


Named after Louis de Bougainville (see Bougainville, Louis Antoine de), who visited it in 1768.

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Syllabification: Bou·gain·ville

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