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San Sal·va·dor

 (săn săl′və-dôr′, sän säl′vä-dôr′)
1. Formerly Wat·lings Island (wät′lĭngz) An island of the central Bahamas in the West Indies. It is generally identified as the first landfall of Christopher Columbus (October 12, 1492).
2. The capital and largest city of El Salvador, in the west-central part of the country. Founded in the 1500s, it became the national capital in 1841.
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San Salvador

(sæn ˈsælvəˌdɔː; Spanish san salβaˈðɔr)
(Placename) the capital of El Salvador, situated in the SW central part: became capital in 1841; ruined by earthquakes in 1854 and 1873; university (1841). Pop: 1 472 000 (2005 est)
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San Sal•va•dor

(sæn ˈsæl vəˌdɔr)

1. an island in the E central Bahamas. 825; 60 sq. mi. (155 sq. km).
2. the capital of El Salvador. 452,614.
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Noun1.San Salvador - the capital and largest city of El SalvadorSan Salvador - the capital and largest city of El Salvador; has suffered from recurrent earthquakes
El Salvador, Republic of El Salvador, Salvador - a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
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ROYAL ASCOT entry San Salvador completed a hat-trick in Nottingham's Classified Stakes.
Royal Ascot entry SAN SALVADOR completed a hat-trick a shade more cosily than the winning margin might suggest in the Classified Stakes.
SAN SALVADOR will carry the tag of this weekend's `good thing' as he bids to follow up last Saturday's nine-length win at Lingfield in a classified race at Nottingham today, writes Tony Elves.
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This concern for unity and the desire to avoid potentially polarizing divisions is evident in a San Salvador parish we studied.
He goes on to examine Cataneo's major works: the Sole for the Zecca, the Venere ciprica for the Loggetta, the portrait of Pietro Bembo for the Santo in Padua, Fracastoro and the Fregoso monument in Verona, the San Girolamo in San Salvador, and the Loredan mausoleum in SS.
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).
When those first ships hove over the horizon, San Salvador, a small cay (pronounced key), was lush with groves of mahogany, lignum vitae, and redcedar.
Another gold-silver property situated some 56 km northeast of San Salvador has been estimated to contain nearly 200,000 t grading 6.2 g/t Au and 23.56 g/t Ag to the 120 m level.
As retraced by Marc Cooper in the LA Weekly for May 27-June 2, the story involves a report LeMoyne filed from San Salvador on February 27, one month before the Salvadoran elections.

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