[hoh-nee-ahr-uh] /ˌhoʊ niˈɑr ə/

a city in and the capital of the Solomon Islands, N Guadalcanal.
(used with a plural verb) an archipelago in the W Pacific Ocean, E of New Guinea; important World War II battles; politically divided between Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
(used with a singular verb) an independent country comprising the larger, SE part of this archipelago: a former British protectorate; gained independence in 1978. 11,458 sq. mi. (29,676 sq. km).
Capital: Honiara (on Guadalcanal).
the capital of the Solomon Islands, on NW Guadalcanal Island. Pop: 61 000 (2005 est)
plural noun
an independent state in the SW Pacific comprising an archipelago extending for almost 1450 km (900 miles) in a northwest–southeast direction: the northernmost islands of the archipelago (Buka and Bougainville) form part of Papua New Guinea; the main islands are Guadalcanal, Malaita, San Cristobal, New Georgia, Santa Isabel, and Choiseul: a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: Solomon Islands dollar. Capital: Honiara. Pop: 597 248 (2013 est). Area: 29 785 sq km (11 500 sq miles)


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