San Salvador

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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.

San Salvador

(sæn ˈsælvəˌdɔː; Spanish san salβaˈðɔr)
n
(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)

San Sal•va•dor

(sæn ˈsæl vəˌdɔr)

n.
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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