American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A country of Central America bordering on the Pacific Ocean. Conquered by Spain in 1524, the region gained its independence in 1821, joined (1825-1838) a federation of Central American states, and became a separate republic in 1839. The country was ruled by a series of military governments from 1931 to 1979 and was embroiled in a civil war from 1980 to 1992. San Salvador is the capital and the largest city. Population: 6,950,000.
- n. a republic on the Pacific coast of Central America
- From Spanish El Salvador ("The Saviour"). (Wiktionary)
“With our backing, El Salvador eventually established the first democratic government in its history under President José Napoleon Duarte.”
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