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She faces a jury of famous villains and a judge from the Salem witch trials.
After missing that mark with the empty-calorie fluff of Salem, WGN is nailing it with Manhattan.WGN’s ‘Manhattan’ Is Summer’s Best New Show. But Will Anyone Watch?|Kevin Fallon|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That, plus the Moravian fondness for documenting everything, gives Salem its claim to the first-ever Fourth of July celebration.
Salem was established as its center in 1766, with five outlying congregations.
Salem the prep school kid felt so slighted by a paltry $3 million bonus in 2011 that he left the firm.Too Big to Jail: Confessions of a Goldman Sachs Brat|Michael Daly|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We comes back to Salem, in Georgia, but I's never in no big battle, only some skirmishes now and den.Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves.|Work Projects Administration
Doubtless, this disaster had much to do with the peaceable settlement of Plymouth, Salem, and Boston.Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast|Samuel Adams Drake
When the gentleman bearing this name is introduced to us in the fourteenth of Genesis, he is king of Salem, which means peace.Flowers of Freethought|George W. Foote
"I am going to take you to Salem," Mrs. Osgood said, after Florence had begun to feel quite at home with her.The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe|Amanda Minnie Douglas
This house is the oldest standing in Salem or its vicinity, having been built before 1635.The Romance of Old New England Rooftrees|Mary Caroline Crawford
place mentioned in Gen. xiv:18, from Hebrew Shalem, usually said to be another word for Jerusalem and to mean "peace" (cf. Hebrew shalom, Arabic salaam). Common as a Baptist and Methodist meetinghouse name, so much so that by mid-19c. it (along with Bethel and Ebenezer) had come to be used in Britain generically to mean "non-conformist chapel."
1765 as the name of a large river in the west of North America, probably the modern Columbia; of uncertain and disputed origin. It seems to be of Algonquian origin. From 1848 as the name of a U.S. territory (admitted as a state 1859).
State in the northwestern United States bordered by Washington to the north, Idaho to the east, Nevada and California to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Its capital is Salem, and its largest city is Portland.