Definition of Bougainville in English:

Bougainville

Pronunciation /ˈbo͞oɡənvil/ /ˈbuɡənvɪl/

proper noun

  • A volcanic island in the South Pacific Ocean, the largest of the Solomon Islands.

Origin

Named after Louis de Bougainville (see Bougainville, Louis Antoine de), who visited it in 1768.