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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).