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Definition of the noun Salta

What does Salta mean as a name of something?

Salta is a genus of Polygonaceae.

Salta is a genus of Polygonaceae.


  1. Salta is a city located in the Lerma Valley, at 1,152 metres above sea level in the north west part of Argentina and it is also the name for the capital city of the Salta Province. Along with its metropolitan area, it has a population of 619,000 inhabitants, which makes it the second most populated city in the northwest of the country. Within Argentina, Salta is the city which has preserved its colonial architecture the best.
  2. Salta a.k.a. Salta Province: Salta is a province of Argentina, located in the northwest of the country. Neighboring provinces are from the east clockwise Formosa, Chaco, Santiago del Estero, Tucumán and Catamarca. It also surrounds Jujuy. To the north it borders Bolivia and Paraguay and to the west lies Chile.


Who is Salta?

Salta a.k.a. Luis Suárez: Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Uruguayan national team as a striker.


  1. "Salta" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  2. "Salta" is a musical album of Ignacia.
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  1. Salta is two-player abstract strategy board game invented by Konrad Heinrich Büttgenbach in 1899 in Germany. Büttgenbach was born in Heerdt, near Düsseldorf, Germany. The game attained its highest popularity in the early 1900s before World War I especially in France and Germany. The World Trade Fair of 1900 in Paris exhibited a Salta board made of mahogany with golden counters adorned with more than 5,000 diamonds. Famous players were the US chess master Frank Marshall, the German World Chess Champion Emanuel Lasker, and the French actress Sarah Bernhardt.
  2. Salta is a beverage industry organization based in Salta,Argentina.
  3. The Salta was an Argentinian merchant vessel.

Phrases with Salta

Phrases starting with the word Salta:

  1. Salta Triflora
  2. Salta Tuco-Tuco

Phrases ending with the word Salta:

  1. Natada Salta
  2. Perola Salta
  3. Astaena Salta
  4. Marilia salta
  5. Chibchea salta
  6. Dardarina Salta
  7. Dasyhelea Salta
  8. Smicridea salta
  9. Entomobrya Salta
  10. Protoptila salta
  11. Guizygiella salta
  12. Species Perola Salta
  13. Hic Rhodus, Hic Salta
  14. Species Astaena Salta
  15. Species Marilia Salta
  16. species Chibchea salta
  17. Species Dardarina Salta
  18. Species Dasyhelea Salta

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salta

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Google previewThe Book of Games (2008)

Strategy, Tactics & History by Jack Botermans

Playing Salta Salta is a game of strategy with a short but intense history, detailed above. After its invention in 1899, it spread to many countries in a very short time. In the early twentieth century, it was very popular in Europe for a brief spell.

Google preview100,000 miles of solitude

by Maarten Munnik

Salta is a big town.

Google previewA Critique of Judgment in Film and Television (2014)

by S. Panse, D. Rothermel

Salta is an extremely conservative town – thenorth of Argentina contains all the most conservative cities .... In the north wehave thisideathatthey are servants and we, the owners – of the land, the rights, everything. (Matheio 2010, 30) This ...

Google previewThe Rough Guide to South America On A Budget (2012)

by Rough Guides

Salta is a great jumping-off point for the high passes of the Quebrada del Toro — ideally viewed from the Tren alas Nubes — and for the Valles Calchaquies, where you can stay overnight amongst the vineyards of Cafayate. A lessvisited option ...

Google previewCooking the Middle Eastern Way (2005)

Culturally Authentic Foods Including Low-Fat and Vegetarian Recipes by Alison Behnke, Vartkes Ehramjian

Yemeni salta is a spicy dish of lamb or chicken stewed with beans and lentils and served over rice. Aleppo, Syria, is famous for its exceptional cuisine, and in the smaller Syrian town of Kama, local cooks prepare halawat al-jibna, dough stuffed ...

Google previewArgentina (2006)

The Bradt Travel Guide by Erin McCloskey, Tim Burford

Shopping Salta is a shopper's paradise for regional handicrafts such as woven goods, ponchos, ceramics, woodwork and leather- and silverware, etc. The Feria Artesanal market is held on weekend afternoons on Balcarce near the railway ...

Google previewThe Encyclopædia of Geography (1841)

Comprising a Complete Description of the Earth, Physical, Statistical, Civil, and Political by Hugh Murray

Salta is a considerable place of 400 houses, situated in the beautiful valley of Lerma, on the high road from Buenos Ayres to Potosi. It is the capital of a bishopric. About 60,000 mules are reared in the neighbourhood. An annual fair is held in ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Salta is a considerable mart of commerce ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Salta, on a branch of the Vermego, contains 9000 inhabitants ; la Plata, or Chiquisica, sixty miles east of Potosi, thirty thousand ; Charcas or Chayanta, north of Potosi, thirty thousand ; and La Paz, near the south-east extremity of Titicaca Lake, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Community (2003)

From the Village to the Virtual World by DAVID LEVINSON, KAREN CHRISTENSEN

The women are graduates of a program called SALTA (Salud Ambiental Latinas Tomado Accion, or, Latinas Taking Action on ...

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Scrabble value of S1A1L1T1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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