- an island off the SE coast of Greece, W of Athens, in the Gulf of Aegina: Greeks defeated Persians in a naval battle 480 b.c. 39 sq. mi. (101 sq. km).
- an ancient city on Cyprus, in the E Mediterranean: the apostle Paul made his first missionary journey to Salamis. Acts 13:5.
- a kind of sausage, originally Italian, often flavored with garlic.
- an island in the Saronic Gulf, Greece: scene of the naval battle in 480 bc, in which the Greeks defeated the Persians. Pop (municipality): 28 423 (2001). Area: 95 sq km (37 sq miles)Modern Greek name: Salamina (salaˈmiːna)
- a highly seasoned type of sausage, usually flavoured with garlic
n.“salted, flavored Italian sausage,” 1852, from Italian salami, plural of salame “spiced pork sausage,” from Vulgar Latin *salamen, from *salare “to salt,” from Latin sal (genitive salis) “salt” (see salt (n.)).