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El Salvador

El Sal·va·dor

 (săl′və-dôr′, säl′vä-dôr′)
A country of Central America bordering on the Pacific Ocean. Conquered by Spain in 1524, the region gained its independence in 1821, joined (1825-1838) a federation of Central American states, and became a separate republic in 1839. The country was ruled by a series of military governments from 1931 to 1979 and was embroiled in a civil war from 1980 to 1992. San Salvador is the capital and the largest city.

El Sal′va·dor′i·an (săl′və-dôr′ē-ən) adj. & n.

El Salvador

(ɛl ˈsælvəˌdɔː)
n
(Placename) a republic in Central America, on the Pacific: colonized by the Spanish from 1524; declared independence in 1841, becoming a republic in 1856. It consists of coastal lowlands rising to a central plateau. Coffee constitutes over a third of the total exports. Official language: Spanish. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: US dollar. Capital: San Salvador. Pop: 6 108 590 (2013 est). Area: 21 393 sq km (8236 sq miles)

El Sal•va•dor

(ɛl ˈsæl vəˌdɔr)
n.
a republic in NW Central America. 5,839,079; 13,176 sq. mi. (34,125 sq. km). Cap.: San Salvador. Also called Salvador.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.El Salvador - a republic on the Pacific coast of Central AmericaEl Salvador - a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
OAS, Organization of American States - an association including most countries in the western hemisphere; created in 1948 to promote military and economic and social and cultural cooperation
Central America - the isthmus joining North America and South America; extends from the southern border of Mexico to the northern border of Colombia
Salvadoran capital, San Salvador - the capital and largest city of El Salvador; has suffered from recurrent earthquakes
Santa Ana - a city in western El Salvador
Salvadoran, Salvadorean, Salvadorian - a native or inhabitant of El Salvador
Translations
SalvadorSalvádor
El SalvadorSalvador
エルサルバドル
El Salvador
Salwador
Salvador

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[elˈsælvədɔːʳ] NEl Salvador

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NEW YORK: The UAE has signed three Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Vanuatu, El Salvador and Saint Lucia to exempt UAE nationals carrying diplomatic, private, VIP and regular passports and nationals of Vanuatu, El Salvador and Saint Lucia carrying diplomatic and private passports from obtaining pre-entry visas while travelling to both countries.