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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

El Salvador

[elˈsælvədɔːʳ] NEl Salvador

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13 said from the 16th of January the airline will be rearranging its operations from San Jose, Costa Rica to Miami, Florida with flights from Monday to Sunday with stops in San Salvador, El Salvador.
He was ordained a priest at Gregorian University in Rome in 1942 and in 1977 he was chosen as archbishop of San Salvador, El Salvador's capital.
San Salvador- El tecnico de la seleccion de El Salvador, el serbio Milovan D'Joric, aseguro que "termine con la prepotencia costarricense" al vencer su equipo 2-1 a Costa Rica en partido de la hexagonal rumbo al Mundial Francia '98.
In the chapel of the University of Central America in San Salvador, El Salvador resides a set of stations that shatter any barriers separating Christ's Passion from modem human suffering.
Recently, Owen identified the skull of a male red brocket collected by Victor Hellebuyck in May 1973 and deposited in the collection of the Museo de Historia Natural de El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador (MHNELS 239).

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