a republic in NW Central America. 13,176 sq. mi. (34,125 sq. km). Capital: San Salvador.
- Also called Salvador.
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How to use El Salvador in a sentence
In the past four years, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador and Panama have each switched their recognition from Taiwan to China.The U.S. and China Are Battling for Influence in Latin America, and the Pandemic Has Raised the Stakes | Charlie Campell/Beijing | February 4, 2021 | Time
Governments in Canada, El Salvador, France, Mexico, Nigeria, and many other places will consider new rights of nature protections in 2021.Humans Have Rights and So Should Nature - Issue 94: Evolving | Grant Wilson | January 6, 2021 | Nautilus
Granted, El Salvador was terrible, but Mueller and others took full advantage.USMNT’s rout of El Salvador shows it has depth and goals on both sides of the Atlantic | Steven Goff | December 10, 2020 | Washington Post
Consider the dramatic uptick in the number of adults and children, particularly from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, seeking asylum at our southwestern border.U.S. policies created the border and drug crises—and can end them | jakemeth | September 24, 2020 | Fortune
There is an interest in issues that relate to El Salvador, and given that the Salvadoran population in this area is significant, there is a significant influence on the electoral results.Court Decision on Asylum Seekers Resonates with Washington Area Latinos | Truthbetold | July 7, 2020 | TruthBeTold.news
The acknowledgment of these crimes, which came as part of an amnesty for them, was a cathartic moment for El Salvador.
President of Costa Rica Oscar Arias laid a calming hand on 1980s El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and Panama.Up To A Point: What We Really Need Is a Nobel War Prize | P. J. O’Rourke | October 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The children are coming from three Central American countries—Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras.
And if successful, the program would be extended to refugees in Guatemala and El Salvador.The Awful Facts Behind the White House's Plan to Help Honduras | Caitlin Dickson | July 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Around that same time, Rose-Avila returned to El Salvador as regional director for Save the Children.
They blew up another ten miles and the Grass took over El Salvador.Greener Than You Think | Ward Moore
The mid-ventral white stripe characteristic of pullus is present in three of 28 adults from El Salvador.Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys | Robert L. Packard
They call it a “common spring and fall migrant and winter visitant in the lowlands,” of El Salvador.
Three of 28 specimens from El Salvador possess the mid-ventral white stripe.New Subspecies of the Rodent Baiomys From Central America | Robert L. Packard
British Dictionary definitions for El Salvador
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)
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Cultural definitions for El Salvador
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