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 (gō′nə-ēv′, gô-nä-)
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.


(French ɡɔnaiv)
(Placename) a port in W Haiti, on the Gulf of Gonaïves; scene of the proclamation of Haiti's independence (1804). Pop: 104 825 (2003)


(Fr. gɔ naˈiv)

a seaport in W Haiti. 34,209.
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Project Details: On behalf of the Canadian International Development Agency, UNOPS is constructing a new departmental hospital at Artibonite in Gonaives, Haiti.
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NACIDO EN GONAIVES, Haiti, en 1922, Alexis crecio en un ambiente familiar de discusion politica, de critica, de pensamiento y de conciencia.
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