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[goh-nahv; French gaw-nav]
  1. Also called Gonâve Island. an island in the Gulf of Gonaïves, in W Haiti. 287 sq. mi. (743 sq. km).
  2. Gulf of. Also called Gonâve Gulf. Gonaïves(def 1).
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Also Go·nave [goh-nahv] /goʊˈnɑv/.
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  • Across the bay of deepest blue the purple mountains of Gonave loom against the Western sky, rivaling the bay's azure depths.

    Self-Determining Haiti

    James Weldon Johnson

  • The Artibonite flows through the valley of its name into the Gulf of Gonave.