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sala

[sah-luh] /ˈsɑ lə/
noun
1.
a large hall, living room, or reception room.
Origin of sala
1605-1615
1605-15; < American Spanish, Spanish: living room, hall < Old Provençal < Germanic, or directly < Germanic; see salon
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  • Everybody in the sala turned toward the group with astonished looks.

    The Social Cancer Jos Rizal
  • Rotil entered the sala from the patio, and stood just inside, looking about him.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • At the end of the sala, seated before a table covered with documents, was the secretary.

    The Reign of Greed Jose Rizal
  • He caught the priest by the arm in an iron grip and whirled him towards the sala.

    The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan
  • Inside the sala a ceremony was progressing, that, under the circumstances, might well be termed solemn.

    The Bandolero Mayne Reid
  • I saw them carrying trays full of good things into the sala.'

  • The large town of sala, where we spent a night, was filled with fugitives from Upsala, where the cholera was making great ravages.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
sala in the Bible

a shoot, a descendant of Arphaxed (Luke 3:35, 36); called also Shelah (1 Chr. 1:18, 24).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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