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Salvador

[sal-vuh-dawr; for 1, 3 also Spanish sahl-vah-th awr; for 2 also Portuguese sahl-vuh-dawr] /ˈsæl vəˌdɔr; for 1, 3 also Spanish ˌsɑl vɑˈðɔr; for 2 also Portuguese ˌsɑl vəˈdɔr/
noun
2.
Formerly Bahia, São Salvador. a seaport in E Brazil.
3.
a male given name.
Related forms
Salvadoran, Salvadorian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for salvadorian

Salvadorian1

/ˌsælvəˈdɔːrɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of El Salvador
adjective
2.
of or relating to El Salvador, or its people, culture, etc

Salvadorian2

/ˌsælvəˈdɔːrɪən/
noun
1.
a native or inhabitant of Salvador
adjective
2.
of or relating to Salvador or its inhabitants

Salvador

/ˈsælvəˌdɔː; Portuguese salvaˈdor/
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)
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