salta

[ sal-tuh, sawl- ]
/ ˈsæl tə, ˈsɔl- /

noun

a game for two, resembling Chinese checkers, played on a board with 100 squares.

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Origin of salta

1900–05; <German Salta<Latin saltā, 2nd singular imperative of saltāre to leap; see saltant

Definition for salta (2 of 2)

Salta
[ sahl-tah ]
/ ˈsɑl tɑ /

noun

a city in NW Argentina.
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British Dictionary definitions for salta

Salta
/ (Spanish ˈsalta) /

noun

a city in NW Argentina: thermal springs. Pop: 504 000 (2005 est)
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