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Sal·va·dor

 (săl′və-dôr′, säl′və-dôr′) Formerly Ba·hi·a (bə-hē′ə, bä-ē′ə)
A city of eastern Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean south-southwest of Recife. Founded in 1549, it was the capital of the Portuguese possessions in the New World until 1763.

Salvador

(ˈsælvəˌdɔː; Portuguese salvaˈdor)
n
(Placename) a port in E Brazil, capital of Bahia state: founded in 1549 as capital of the Portuguese colony, which it remained until 1763; a major centre of the African slave trade in colonial times. Pop: 3 331 000 (2005 est). Former name: Bahia Official name: São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos

Sal•va•dor

(ˈsæl vəˌdɔr)

n.
2. Formerly, Bahia, São Salvador. the capital of Bahia in E Brazil. 1,525,831.
Sal`va•do′ran, Sal`va•do′ri•an, adj., n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Salvador - a republic on the Pacific coast of Central AmericaSalvador - 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
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Not content with manufacturing the electricity for his street railways in the old-fashioned way, in power-houses, Daylight organized the Sierra and Salvador Power Company.
Among the companies in which he reluctantly allowed the investing public to join were the Golden Gate Dock Company, and Recreation Parks Company, the United Water Company, the Uncial Shipbuilding Company, and the Sierra and Salvador Power Company.
There was that Eastern syndicate, negotiating with him now to take the majority of the stock in the Sierra and Salvador Power Company off his hands.
Salvador, which was our port; and that, in my discourses among them, I had frequently given them an account of my two voyages to the coast of Guinea: the manner of trading with the negroes there, and how easy it was to purchase upon the coast for trifles - such as beads, toys, knives, scissors, hatchets, bits of glass, and the like - not only gold-dust, Guinea grains, elephants' teeth, &c.
THE crisis rocking the Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deepens on Wednesday as party chieftains and faithfuls in West Senatorial District of the state gathered to pass a vote of no confidence on Hon Moshood Salvador, the state chairman, urging him to quit the position forthwith.
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to conduct an exclusive one-on-one personal interview with the stunningly beautiful, radiant-looking, very classy, highly intelligent, and multi-talented Janella Salvador.
El Salvador has awarded HE the Minister of State Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kuwari the Order of Diplomatic Service Merit of El Salvador in recognition of his cultural efforts in the international arena.
The United States established diplomatic relations with El Salvador in 1863 following its independence from Spain and the later dissolution of a federation of Central American states.
Silang, Cavite - Elmer Salvador relied on an early burst birdies to shot a five uner par 66 yesterday to take a three shot lead after three rounds of the ICTSI Riviera Classic which he won by five strokes last year.
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