Salvador

[ sal-vuh-dawr; for 1, 3 also Spanish sahl-vah-thawr; for 2 also Portuguese sahl-vah-dawr ]
/ ˈsæl vəˌdɔr; for 1, 3 also Spanish ˌsɑl vɑˈðɔr; for 2 also Portuguese ˌsɑl vɑˈdɔr /

noun

a seaport in eastern Brazil.Formerly Bahia, Portuguese, São Sal·va·dor [soun -sahl-vah-dawr] /ˈsãʊ̃ ˌsɑl vɑˈdɔr/ .
a male given name.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Salvador

Sal·va·do·ran, Sal·va·do·ri·an, adjective, noun
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Salvador
/ (ˈsælvəˌdɔː, Portuguese salvaˈdor) /

noun

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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