(redirected from Bouganville)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to Bouganville: Guadalcanal
  • noun

Synonyms for Bougainville

French explorer who circumnavigated the globe accompanied by scientists (1729-1811)

the largest of the Solomon Islands

References in periodicals archive ?
Enjoy four-star luxury at the Iberostar Bouganville Hotel
The label featured a dark and comely lady and was fondly known as Meri Buka after the ladies of Bouganville.
He stopped Jeffrey Koresong of Bouganville in his first fight and Aussie opponent Casey Thomson lasted less than a round in the semis.
They traced a path across the Pacific with bases in the New Hebrides, Bouganville, and Tinian, flying strikes against Rabaul, Bouganville, and the Buka Passage, and flying patrols over the Marianas and Iwo Jima.
Two local Volunteer Service Abroad volunteers, Laboratory technician Henry Hole and his partner Jenny, presented slides and an interesting talk on their two years spent working in Bouganville.
FACTFILE: Thomson Beach Breaks has a three-night holiday at Hotel Bouganville Playa for pounds 299pp, based on two adults sharing a room on half-board departing next month.
The nearby Hotel Iberostar Bouganville costs from pounds 394pp (child pounds 224) for a week on half-board.
34) By then, the admiral's remains, which had been recovered on Bouganville and cremated shortly after the crash, had arrived in the Japanese capital aboard a ship.