Rabaul

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1.
the largest island in the Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea, in the W central Pacific Ocean. About 14,600 sq. mi. (37,814 sq. km). Capital: Rabaul.
2.
a city in central Connecticut.
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an island in the S Pacific, northeast of New Guinea: the largest island of the Bismarck Archipelago; part of Papua New Guinea; mountainous, with several active volcanoes. Capital: Rabaul. Pop: 161 737 (2000). Area: 36 519 sq km (14 100 sq miles)

Rabaul (rɑːˈbaʊl)
 
n
a port in Papua New Guinea, on NE New Britain Island, in the Bismarck Archipelago: capital of the Territory of New Guinea until 1941; almost surrounded by volcanoes. Pop: 17 855 (2001 est)

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rabaul

town of the island of New Britain, Papua New Guinea, southwestern Pacific Ocean. It is situated on Simpson Harbour, part of Blanche Bay, on the Gazelle Peninsula.

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