Definition of Guadalcanal in English:

Guadalcanal

proper noun

  • An island in the south-western Pacific, the largest of the Solomon Islands (the country); population 73,000 (2007). During the Second World War it was the scene of the first major US offensive against the Japanese (August 1942).

Pronunciation

Guadalcanal

/ˌɡwɑːdəlkəˈnal/