Guadalcanal

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Etymology[edit]

Named in 1568 by Álvaro de Mendaña, after his hometown of Guadalcanal, Spain. From Arabic وادي الخانات (wādi al-xānāt, Valley of the Stalls).

Proper noun[edit]

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Guadalcanal

  1. a volcanic island in the Pacific, part of the Solomon Islands
  2. a battle in World War II in which American forces recaptured it from the Japanese

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Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Guadalcanal m

  1. Guadalcanal

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Guadalcanal f

  1. Guadalcanal (Pacific island)