Meaning of San Salvador

San Sal•va•dor

Pronunciation: (san sal'vu-dôr" Sp. sän säl"vä-&thslashôr'), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledan island in the E central Bahamas: long held to be the first land in the New World sighted by Christopher Columbus 1492. 776; 60 sq. mi. (155 sq. km). Cf.
  2. a city in and the capital of El Salvador. 368,313.
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