salvador


salvador

noun

  1. El Salvador.
  2. Formerly Bahia, São Salvador. a seaport in E Brazil.
  3. a male given name.

noun

  1. a republic in NW Central America. 13,176 sq. mi. (34,125 sq. km). Capital: San Salvador.

noun

  1. a coastal state of E Brazil. 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Capital: Salvador.
  2. a former name of Salvador.

noun

  1. 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 (s̃ɑu salvaˈdor ˈdəː baˈia ˈdəː ˈtoːduʃ uʃ ˈsəntuʃ)

noun

  1. a state of E Brazil, on the Atlantic coast. Capital: Salvador. Pop: 13 323 212 (2002). Area: about 562 000 sq km (217 000 sq miles)
  2. the former name of San Salvador

noun

  1. 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)

Republic on the Pacific coast of Central America, bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the north and east by Honduras, and to the south by the Pacific Ocean. San Salvador is its capital and largest city.

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