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Pronunciation: /ˈseɪləm
  • 1The state capital of Oregon, situated on the Willamette River south-west of Portland; population 153,435 (est. 2008).
  • 2A city and port in NE Massachusetts, on the Atlantic coast north of Boston; population 41,256 (est. 2008). First settled in 1626, it was the scene in 1692 of a notorious series of witchcraft trials.
  • 3An industrial city in Tamil Nadu in southern India; population 872,400 (est. 2009).

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