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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