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Salto

[sahl-taw]
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noun
  1. a city in NW Uruguay, on the Uruguay River.
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Historical Examples

  • Salto is the neighbouring province to the north upon the River Uruguay.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • If in quest of these objects, it is wiser to restrict the field of adventure to the Salto shops.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • A peculiarity of Uruguay is the water-stone that is met with in the neighbourhood of Salto.

    Uruguay

    W. H. Koebel

  • But it is a long journey from the Salto del Frayle to the town.

    The White Scalper

    Gustave Aimard

  • The meaning of it, in good Spanish, is salto mortal—only it means more.


British Dictionary definitions for salto

Salto

noun
  1. a port in NW Uruguay, on the Uruguay River. It is Uruguay's second largest city. Pop: 105 000 (2005 est)
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