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Line breaks: Sal|va¦dor
Pronunciation: /ˈsalvədɔː

Definition of Salvador in English:

A port on the Atlantic coast of eastern Brazil, capital of the state of Bahia; population 2,892,625 (2007). Founded in 1549, it was the capital of the Portuguese colony until 1763, when the seat of government was transferred to Rio de Janeiro. Former name Bahia.

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