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Salamis

[sal-uh-mis; Greek sah-lah-mees] /ˈsæl ə mɪs; Greek ˌsɑ lɑˈmis/
noun
1.
an island off the SE coast of Greece, W of Athens, in the Gulf of Aegina: Greeks defeated Persians in a naval battle 480 b.c. 39 sq. mi. (101 sq. km).
2.
an ancient city on Cyprus, in the E Mediterranean: the apostle Paul made his first missionary journey to Salamis. Acts 13:5.
Related forms
Salaminian
[sal-uh-min-ee-uh n] /ˌsæl əˈmɪn i ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective

salami

[suh-lah-mee] /səˈlɑ mi/
noun
1.
a kind of sausage, originally Italian, often flavored with garlic.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; < Italian, plural of salame < Vulgar Latin *salāmen, equivalent to *salā(re) to salt + Latin -men noun suffix; see sal
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British Dictionary definitions for Salamis

Salamis

/ˈsæləmɪs/
noun
1.
an island in the Saronic Gulf, Greece: scene of the naval battle in 480 bc, in which the Greeks defeated the Persians. Pop (municipality): 28 423 (2001). Area: 95 sq km (37 sq miles) Modern Greek name Salamina (salaˈmiːna)

salami

/səˈlɑːmɪ/
noun
1.
a highly seasoned type of sausage, usually flavoured with garlic
Word Origin
C19: from Italian, plural of salame, from Vulgar Latin salāre (unattested) to salt, from Latin sal salt
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Word Origin and History for Salamis
salami
"salted, flavored It. sausage," 1852, from It. salami, pl. of salame "spiced pork sausage," from V.L. *salamen, from *salare "to salt," from L. sal (gen. salis) "salt" (see salt).
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Salamis in the Bible

a city on the south-east coast of Cyprus (Acts 13:5), where Saul and Barnabas, on their first missionary journey, preached the word in one of the Jewish synagogues, of which there seem to have been several in that place. It is now called Famagusta.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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