Choiseul


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Choiseul

1
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 following night they moved to the two-star Hotel Choiseul in the city centre.
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".
The two of them booked into the backstreet, budget Choiseul Hotel in the city of Bordeaux in south-west France.
Solemnly monitoring the 1941 execution of 27 French POWs at the Choiseul internment camp, this resolutely old-fashioned film is both stately and compact, drawing the desired emotional responses even through some inelegant dramaturgy.
A beach at Nuatambu, near Choiseul, has produced hundreds of surface sherds of pottery including one which is probably of late Lapita origin.
The Russell Islands, Segi Point, Viru Harbor, Rendova, Vangunu, Rice Anchorage, Enogai Point, Munda, Vella Lavella, Choiseul, Empress Augusta Bay.
06 AUGUST 2010 HONIARA (SOLOMON STAR) -- Former Solomon Islands Prime Minister and Our Party President Manasseh Sogavare has retained his seat winning the East Choiseul Constituency.
This isn't an account of a single trip from Guadacanal to Choiseul; Mike McCoy has spent more than 25 of his almost 60 years on a multi-segmented, often sedentary but always wondrous voyage that has taken him to almost every corner, and, it seems, into the hearts of the people who inhabit the almost 1,000 islands.
Although les Pitons look as if they are next to each other, don't be fooled--one rises from the fishing village of Soufriere and the other from the neighboring village of Choiseul.