Pronunciation: (san sal'vu-dôr"; Sp. sän säl"vä-&thslash;ôr'), [key]
1. Also called Watling Island. an 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. Samana Cay.
2. a city in and the capital of El Salvador. 368,313.
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