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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.
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Salvador(ˈsælvəˌdɔː; Portuguese salvaˈdor)
(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
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1. El Salvador.
Sal`va•do′ran, Sal`va•do′ri•an, adj., n.
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|Noun||1.||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
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