What does bougainville mean?

bougainville meaning in General Dictionary

French explorer just who circumnavigated the globe combined with scientists (1729-1811)

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  • the greatest of Solomon isles; a province of Papua New Guinea

Sentence Examples with the word bougainville

After the peace, when the French government conceived the project of colonizing the Falkland Islands, Bougainville undertook the task at his own expense.

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