- a game for two, resembling Chinese checkers, played on a board with 100 squares.
Origin of salta
1900–05; < German Salta < Latin saltā, 2nd singular imperative of saltāre to leap; see saltant
- a city in NW Argentina.
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Examples from the Web for salta
The Province of Salta one day can hardly fail to be of great importance.Argentina
W. A. Hirst
This it did in Salta by giving it fevers and venomous snakes.
Frost prevents the harvesting of sugar-cane at Salta, at a height of 4,000 feet.
In other places, as at Salta and San Juan, it is still going on.
The Salta line was continued in 1908 to the Bolivian tableland.
- a city in NW Argentina: thermal springs. Pop: 504 000 (2005 est)
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