a highly seasoned type of sausage, usually flavoured with garlic
[C19: from Italian, plural of salame, from Vulgar Latin salāre (unattested) to salt, from Latin sal salt]
Modern Greek name: Salamina 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)
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.