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Bou·gain·ville

 (bo͞o′gən-vĭl′, bo͞o-găN-vēl′)
A volcanic island of Papua New Guinea in the Solomon Islands of the southwest Pacific Ocean.

Bougainville

(ˈbuːɡənˌvɪl)
n
(Placename) an island in the W Pacific, in Papua New Guinea: the largest of the Solomon Islands: unilaterally declared independence in 1990; occupied by government troops in 1992, and granted autonomy in 2001. Chief town: Kieta. Area: 10 049 sq km (3880 sq miles)

Bougainville

(French buɡɛ̃vil)
n
(Biography) Louis Antoine de (lwi ɑ̃twan də). 1729–1811, French navigator

Bou•gain•ville

(ˈbu gənˌvɪl, bu gənˈvil)

n.
1. Louis Antoine de, 1729–1811, French navigator.
2. the largest of the Solomon Islands, in the W Pacific Ocean: part of Papua New Guinea. 4080 sq. mi. (10,567 sq. km).
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Noun1.Bougainville - French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)Bougainville - French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)
2.Bougainville - the largest of the Solomon Islands; a province of Papua New Guinea
Independent State of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea - a parliamentary democracy on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea; in 1975 it became an independent state within the Commonwealth of Nations
Solomon Islands - the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
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