Definition of Salvadorean in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌsalvəˈdôrēən/
(also Salvadorian)


Relating to El Salvador.
Example sentences
  • The Guardian today is reporting that at least 22 people were killed and as many as 200 injured in clashes with US, Spanish and Salvadorean troops.
  • US magazine Newsweek reports, ‘Then, faced with losing a war against Salvadorean rebels, the US government funded or supported ‘nationalist’ forces… to hunt down and kill rebel leaders and sympathisers…
  • On February 15 over 200 Salvadorean police took over 15 public hospitals and clinics in El Salvador's capital city of San Salvador.


A native or inhabitant of El Salvador.
Example sentences
  • I would speak to Panamanians, El Salvadoreans, and Guatemalans to find out why, despite all the talk of how terrible free trade is, they still wanted to sign a deal.
  • According to the UN, 48 percent of the 6.1 million Salvadoreans live in poverty.
  • A large part of the problem for the Salvadoreans was that the Honduran air force had struck back, severely damaging enemy oil dumps.

Words that rhyme with Salvadorean

Dorian, Ecuadorean, historian, Hyperborean, Nestorian, oratorian, praetorian (US pretorian), salutatorian, Singaporean, stentorian, Taurean, valedictorian, Victorian

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Sal·va·dor·ean

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