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Louis Antoine de
[lwee ahn-twan duh] /lwi ɑ̃ˈtwan də/ (Show IPA), 1729–1811, French navigator.
the largest of the Solomon Islands, in the W Pacific Ocean: part of Papua New Guinea. 4080 sq. mi. (10,567 sq. km).
Historical Examples

Ocean’s Story; or Triumphs of Thirty Centuries Edward Rowland
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne
With Wolfe in Canada G. A. Henty
Diderot and the Encyclopdists John Morley
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne
Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora Edward Edwards
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne
Canada: the Empire of the North Agnes C. Laut
Historic Handbook of the Northern Tour Francis Parkman
Celebrated Travels and Travellers Jules Verne

an island in the W Pacific, in Papua New Guinea: the largest of the Solomon Islands: unilaterally declared independence in 1990; occupied by government troops in 1992, and granted autonomy in 2001. Chief town: Kieta. Area: 10 049 sq km (3880 sq miles)
Louis Antoine de (lwi ɑ̃twan də). 1729–1811, French navigator


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