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Choiseul

[French shwa-zœl]
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noun
  1. an island in the W central Pacific Ocean: part of the independent Solomon Islands. 1500 sq. mi. (3885 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • Choiseul, their commander, pushed through the people and entered the shop.

    Historical Tales, Vol. 6 (of 15)

    Charles Morris

  • The king of Spain gets rid of his Choiseul by sending him to me.

    Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry

    Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon

  • Choiseul was not equal to the difficult part he had to perform.

    Lectures on the French Revolution

    John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

  • In later times, Choiseul and Calvert have opened some of them.

  • The proposals were of a kind to suggest doubts as to Choiseul's sincerity.


British Dictionary definitions for choiseul

Choiseul1

noun
  1. an island in the SW Pacific Ocean, in the Solomon Islands: hilly and densely forested. Area: 3885 sq km (1500 sq miles)
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Choiseul2

noun
  1. Étienne François (etjɛn frɑ̃swɑ), Duc de. 1719–85, French statesman; foreign minister (1758–70)
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