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A city of western Haiti on an arm of the Caribbean Sea north-northwest of Port-au-Prince. Haitian independence was proclaimed here in 1804.
(Placename) a port in W Haiti, on the Gulf of Gonaïves; scene of the proclamation of Haiti's independence (1804). Pop: 104 825 (2003)
Go•na•ïves(Fr. gɔ naˈiv)
a seaport in W Haiti. 34,209.