Rabaul

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Rabaul

(rɑːˈbaʊl)
n
(Placename) a port in Papua New Guinea, on NE New Britain Island, in the Bismarck Archipelago: capital of the Territory of New Guinea until 1941; almost surrounded by volcanoes. Pop: 17 855 (2001 est)

Ra•baul

(rəˈbaʊl)

n.
a seaport on NE New Britain island, in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea. 14,954.
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55) Hore joined the military administration's Department of Justice as a Law Officer at Rabaul, New Britain.
Walker, who went missing while on a mission to bomb Rabaul, New Britain, during World War II.
In their view, their major base at Truk, in the central Carolines, would not be secure as long as Rabaul, New Britain, was in enemy hands.
But Hiryu, Soryu, and the light carriers Zuiho and Ryujo attacked Rabaul, New Britain, at the northern end of the Solomons chain, on January 20, 1942.
However, it likely ranges at least as far east as Rabaul, New Britain, based on an underwater photograph by R.
She arrived in Australia in 1962 and apart from a brief period in Rabaul, New Britain, where suitable clay was not readily available, Bakker has worked as a potter all her life.