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sal•vo



Pronunciation: (sal'vō), [key]
n.,
pl. -vos, -voes.

1. a simultaneous or successive discharge of artillery, bombs, etc.
2. a round of fire given as a salute.
3. a round of cheers or applause.

sal•vo



Pronunciation: (sal'vō), [key]
n.,
pl. -vos.
Archaic.
1. an excuse or quibbling evasion.
2. something to save a person's reputation or soothe a person's feelings.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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