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[sahl-taw] /ˈsɑl tɔ/
a city in NW Uruguay, on the Uruguay River. Unabridged
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  • If in quest of these objects, it is wiser to restrict the field of adventure to the Salto shops.

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

    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.

    Legends of the City of Mexico Thomas A. Janvier
  • It is navigable up to Paysandu for ships of great tonnage, and up to Salto for coast trading boats.

  • Maritime navigation goes beyond the estuary and beyond Paysandu, as far as the rapids which prevent further advance at Salto.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • On the following day we drove to the Salto, another clearing in the forest, enlivened by a waterfall.

    South America To-day

    Georges Clemenceau
  • Jacobi calls this flight from cognition through conception to faith, the Salto mortale of the human reason.

  • Soon he disappeared from view, turning off into the snow-filled gullet of the Salto del lobo—the wolfs leap.

British Dictionary definitions for Salto


/Spanish ˈsalto/
a port in NW Uruguay, on the Uruguay River. It is Uruguay's second largest city. Pop: 105 000 (2005 est)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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