Bougainville

biographical name
Bou·gain·ville | \ˈbü-gən-ˌvil, bü-gaⁿ-ˈvēl\

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Louis-Antoine de 1729–1811 French navigator

Bougainville

geographical name
Bou·gain·ville | \ˈbü-gən-ˌvil, ˈbō-, ˈbu̇-\

Definition of Bougainville (Entry 2 of 2)

island in the South Pacific; largest of the Solomons; chief town Kieta area 3880 square miles (10,088 square kilometers)

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