[gwahd-l-kuh-nal] /ˌgwɑd l kəˈnæl/
the largest of the Solomon Islands, in the W central Pacific: U.S. victory over the Japanese 1942–43. About 2500 sq. mi. (6475 sq. km).
/ˌɡwɑːdəlkəˈnæl; Spanish ɡwaðalkaˈnal/
a mountainous island in the SW Pacific, the largest of the Solomon Islands: under British protection until 1978; occupied by the Japanese (1942–43). Pop: 109 382 (1999). Area: 6475 sq km (2500 sq miles)
largest of the Solomon Islands, discovered 1568 by Spanish explorer Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira and named for his hometown in Spain. The place name contains the Spanish form of Arabic wadi “river” which occurs in other Spanish place names (e.g. Guadalajara, from Arabic Wadi Al-Bajara “River of the Stones,” either a parallel formation to or ultimately a translation of the ancient Iberian name for the river that gave the place its earlier name, based on caruca “stony;” Guadalquivir, from Arabic Al-Wadi Al-Kabir “Big River;” and Guadalupe, from the Arabic river word and the Roman name of the river, Lupus, literally “wolf”).
[gwah-th ahl-kee-veer] /ˌgwɑ ðɑl kiˈvir/ noun 1. a river in S Spain, flowing W to the Gulf of Cádiz. 374 miles (602 km) long. /ˌɡwɑːdəlkwɪˈvɪə; Spanish ɡwaðalkiˈβir/ noun 1. the chief river of S Spain, rising in the Sierra de Segura and flowing west and southwest to the Gulf of Cádiz: navigable by ocean-going vessels […]
[gwahd-l-oop hi-dahl-goh, -oo-pee; Spanish gwah-th ah-loo-pe ee-th ahl-gaw] /ˌgwɑd lˈup hɪˈdɑl goʊ, -ˈu pi; Spanish ˌgwɑ ðɑˈlu pɛ iˈðɑl gɔ/ noun 1. a city in the Federal District of Mexico: famous shrine; peace treaty 1848. /ˌɡwɑːdəˈluːp hɪˈdælɡəʊ; Spanish ɡwaðaˈlupe iˈðalɣo/ noun 1. the former name (until 1931) of Gustavo A. Madero
plural noun 1. a mountain range in S New Mexico and SW Texas, part of the Sacramento Mountains. Highest peak, Guadalupe Peak, 8751 feet (2667 meters).
noun 1. a national park E of El Paso, Texas: limestone fossil reef. 129 sq. mi. (334 sq. km).