Honiara


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Ho·ni·a·ra

 (hō′nē-är′ə)
The capital of the Solomon Islands, on the northwest coast of Guadalcanal.
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Honiara

(ˌhəʊnɪˈɑːrə)
n
(Placename) the capital of the Solomon Islands, on NW Guadalcanal Island. Pop: 61 000 (2005 est)
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Ho•ni•a•ra

(ˌhoʊ niˈɑr ə)

n.
the capital of the Solomon Islands, on N Guadalcanal. 26,000.
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Noun1.Honiara - national capital of Solomon Islands
Solomon Islands - the southern Solomon Islands that since 1978 form an independent state in the British Commonwealth
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