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A city of north-central North Carolina near Greensboro and High Point. The original towns of Winston and Salem merged in 1913 and together became a center of tobacco and textile production. Salem, the older of the two, was founded as a Moravian religious community in 1766.
(Placename) a city in N central North Carolina: formed in 1913 by the uniting of Salem and Winston; a major tobacco manufacturing centre. Pop: 190 299 (2003 est)
a city in N North Carolina. 153,541.