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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)
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
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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.
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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.
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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., but negroes, for the service of the Brazils, in great numbers.
The best days of filmmaker Salvador Mallo (Banderas) are behind him as he stumbles through middle age with crippling back pain.
Actress Maja Salvador ended speculations hounding her friendship with Kim Chiu, saying it was restored even while she was still dating actor Gerald Anderson.
'We have five each, my five mother and child and five vendors of ManCab,' said Salvador Jr.
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Ahuachapan, El Salvador, June 07, 2019 --(PR.com)-- Yesterday, on World Environment Day, the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador approved a pronouncement deeming that "forests are living entities." The pronouncement also states that each person must commit to caring for, preserving, and respecting forests and to promoting concrete actions that expand forests in El Salvador.
San Salvador, June 2 (BNA): Permanent Representative of Bahrain to United Nations Jamal Faris Al-Ruwaei in New York participated in the inauguration of the President of El Salvador, which took place on Saturday, in San Salvador.
Summary: San Salvador [El Salvador], May 30 (ANI): A strong earthquake measuring 6.6 on Richter Scale struck off the coast of El Salvador on Thursday morning.