Translation of Salvadorean in Spanish:

Salvadorean

salvadoreño, adj.

(Salvadorian)

Pronunciation /ˌsælvəˈdɔriən//ˌsalvəˈdɔːrɪən/

adjective

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    salvadoreño
    • The Guardian today is reporting that at least 22 people were killed and as many as 200 injured in clashes with US, Spanish and Salvadorean troops.
    • US magazine Newsweek reports, ‘Then, faced with losing a war against Salvadorean rebels, the US government funded or supported ‘nationalist’ forces… to hunt down and kill rebel leaders and sympathisers…
    • Growing up in London, i only truly discovered the delights of Mexican and Salvadorean food when i spent some time living in San Francisco, and LA.
    • Negroponte personally covered up the murder of 32 Salvadorean nuns who fled to Honduras in 1981.
    • On February 15 over 200 Salvadorean police took over 15 public hospitals and clinics in El Salvador's capital city of San Salvador.

noun

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    salvadoreño masculine
    salvadoreña feminine
    • The 1990 U.S. Census estimates that there are over half a million Salvadoreans in the U.S., which means that approximately one of every six Salvadoreans may now reside in the United States.
    • Although Salvadoreans are the fourth largest group of Hispanics in the United States, little data exist on their sociodemographic profile, health beliefs and behaviors.
    • A large part of the problem for the Salvadoreans was that the Honduran air force had struck back, severely damaging enemy oil dumps.
    • According to the UN, 48 percent of the 6.1 million Salvadoreans live in poverty.
    • I would speak to Panamanians, El Salvadoreans, and Guatemalans to find out why, despite all the talk of how terrible free trade is, they still wanted to sign a deal.