Choiseul


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Choiseul

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Étienne François , Duc de. 1719--85, French statesman; foreign minister (1758--70)

Choiseul

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an island in the SW Pacific Ocean, in the Solomon Islands: hilly and densely forested. Area: 3885 sq. km (1500 sq. miles)

Choiseul

 

an island in the Pacific Ocean; one of the Solomon Islands. Population, more than 8,000 (1970). Choiseul Island covers an area of 2,600 sq km and rises to a maximum elevation of 1,067 m. The island has evergreen forests. Coconut palms are raised, and copra is exported.

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The Choiseul 100 is a result of work which was conducted over several months.
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One of them is Peul, the name of a people and language of northern Nigeria, and the other is Choiseul, the surname of Due Etienne Francois de Choiseul, who was the premier statesman of pre-revolutionary France, as well as being the eponym of one of the Solomon Islands.
Eric Augier, the manager of the Hotel Choiseul where the pair had been staying, said that Forrest had checked in under the name of Jack Grant.
Eric Augier, manager of the Hotel Choiseul, said Forrest booked a double room under the name "Jack Grant".
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The parliamentary representative for the southern village of Choiseul asserted he looked forward to fully integrating creative industries and heritage with tourism, because "you can have all the fancy hotels and restaurants you like - but visitors will return to Saint Lucia and the Caribbean because of the people they meet - our creativity and our heritage.
If the search had been conducted from Espiritu Santo Island, its radius would have reached the tip of Choiseul Island.
The 6 major islands are arranged in a double chain with Choiseul, Isabel, and Malaita to the north, and Makira, Guadalcanal, and New Georgia to the south (Fig.
IN WORLD WAR II, Krulak got his baptism by fire leading a diversionary attack on Choiseul in the Solomon Islands.