from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of southern India southwest of Chennai (Madras). It is a trade center with an important textile industry. Population: 693,000.
- A city of northeast Massachusetts northeast of Boston. Founded in 1626, it is noted as the site of witchcraft trials (1692) and of Nathaniel Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables. Population: 41,300.
- The capital of Oregon, in the northwest part of the state on the Willamette River south-southwest of Portland. Founded c. 1840, it became territorial capital in 1851 and state capital in 1859. Population: 152,000.
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- proper n. The place of which Melchizedek was king, mostly identified with Jerusalem.
- proper n. Cities and other locations named for the Biblical place.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a city in southern India
- n. a city in northeastern Massachusetts; site of the witchcraft trials in 1692
- n. capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River
Biblical Hebrew שלם (Genesis 14:18). (Wiktionary)