[ French gaw-na-eev ]
/ French gɔ naˈiv /
Gulf of, an inlet of the Caribbean Sea, between the two peninsulas of W Haiti.
a seaport in W Haiti.
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British Dictionary definitions for gonaives
/ (French ɡɔnaiv) /
a port in W Haiti, on the Gulf of Gonaïves; scene of the proclamation of Haiti's independence (1804). Pop: 104 825 (2003)
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