Salvador

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

noun

Formerly Bahia, São Salvador. a seaport in E Brazil.
a male given name.

Related formsSal·va·do·ran, Sal·va·do·ri·an, adjective, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for salvadorian

Salvadorian

1

Salvadorean Salvadoran (ˌsælvəˈdɔːrən)

/ (ˌsælvəˈdɔːrɪən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of El Salvador

adjective

of or relating to El Salvador, or its people, culture, etc

Salvadorian

2
/ (ˌsælvəˈdɔːrɪən) /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Salvador

adjective

of or relating to Salvador or its inhabitants

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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