Definition of Guadalcanal in English:

Guadalcanal

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Guadalcanal

/ˌɡwäd(ə)lkəˈnal/