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Definition of the noun salvo

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noun - plural: salvos / salvoes (less preferred form)

  1. an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs
  2. rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of salvo: burst / fusillade / volley
    • more generic words: fire / firing = the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
  3. a sudden outburst of cheers
    • example: there was a salvo of approval
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • more generic word: cheer = a cry or shout of approval


"Salvo" is a 2013 Italian drama film written and directed by Fabio Grassadonia and Antonio Piazza. It won the Critics' Week Grand Prize at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.


  1. Salvo is a fictional character, a mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in X-Men vol. 2, #101.
  2. Salvo is a fictional character from the 1990 film Ragazzi fuori.
  3. Salvo is a fictional character from the 2002 film Nati stanchi.
  4. Salvo is a fictional character from the 1992 film La discesa di Aclà a Floristella.
  5. Salvo is a fictional character from the 2012 film Cut To Fit.
  6. Salvo is a fictional character from the 2000 film All the Love There Is.
  7. Salvo is a fictional character from the 2011 film It May Be Love But It Doesn't Show.
  8. Salvo is a fictional character from the 2013 film Salvo.
  9. Salvo is a fictional character from the 1999 film Eye of the Beholder.
  10. Salvo is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, comic books and cartoon series.

There are other characters with in their name, like Judge De Salvo and Salvo Montalbano.


  1. Salvo: Salvatore Mangione, known as Salvo, is an Italian artist who lives and works in Turin.
    • also known as Salvatore Mangione
    • born on (68 years ago) in Leonforte
    • nationality: Italy
    • profession: Artist, painter
  2. Salvo a.k.a. Salvatore Antonio is a Canadian actor and playwright. He was born Salvatore Antonio Alessandro Migliore in Toronto, Ontario, to Italian-Canadian parents. He has a brother and sister, and he is named after a brother who died before he was born.
  3. Salvo a.k.a. Salvatore Ficarra is an actor.
  4. Salvo a.k.a. Craig Salvatori is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 90s. He spent most of his career at the Eastern Suburbs club. His position of choice was in the front row. Salvatori also played for the South Sydney Rabbitohs as well as representing Australia and New South Wales.

There are other people with in their name, like Ken Salvo, John Salvo, Salvo Urzì, Manny Salvo, Salvo Arena, Salvo Dazzo, Javier Salvo, Salvo Cuccia, Salvo Galano, Adriana Salvo and many others.


Salvo is a musical group.


  1. Salvo: From Latin salvo, ablative of salvus, the past participle of salvāre, either from salvo jure literally 'the right being reserved', or from salvo errore et omissone 'reserving error and omission'.
  2. Salvo is a record label.


  1. Salvo is a census-designated place located in Dare County, North Carolina, on Hatteras Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Originally part of the settlement of Chicamacomico, Salvo was originally known as Clarks or Clarksville.
  2. SALVO is an Aviation waypoint.

There are other places with in their name, like San Salvo, Palacio Salvo and Melito di Porto Salvo.


  1. Salvo is a Christian magazine published by the Fellowship of St. James four times every year. It critiques media including books and other media, and also contains other informative articles. The magazine itself writes most of the publication's articles on Christian issues from a Christian viewpoint; for example, homosexuality. It is located in Chicago, Illinois.
  2. Salvo is a scuba diving equipment manufacturer.
  3. Salvo is a family name.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salvo

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Google previewBooks to Die For (2012)

The World's Greatest Mystery Writers on the World's Greatest Mystery Novels by John Connolly, Declan Burke

by the Colegio de Periodistas de Cataluña's Manuel Vázquez Montalbán International Journalism Award, Montalbán is also celebrated in the work of Italian writer Andrea Camilleri, whose series hero is called Salvo Montalbano. dear reader ...

Google previewOut of Touch (2013)

Skin Tropes and Identities in Woolf, Ellison, Pynchon, and Acker by Maureen F. Curtin

However, if the invisible man's opening salvo is any indication, invisibility signals not the end of materiality, but rather only ...

Google previewGRE Text Completion & Sentence Equivalence (2014)

by Manhattan Prep

Opening salvoA salvo is a simultaneous discharge of gunfire or release of bombs. Metaphorically, an opening salvo is something that starts a fight. The introduction of Bill H.R. 2, given the inflammatory name “Repealing the Job- Killing ...

Google previewConcepts in Federal Taxation 2018 (2017)

by Kevin E. Murphy, Mark Higgins

Salvo is a single taxpayer with an. Maximum IRA deduction 1⁄4 Maximum contributionÂ(100% À IRA percentage reduction) Discussion: Neither Jose nor Jana is eligible to make a. Copyright 2018 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.

Google previewThe Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching (2008)

by Joseph E. Muscolino

Salvo is a nationally known author, having written Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice (Saunders, 2007) and Mosby's Guide to Pathology for the Massage...

Salvo is the director of the Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy.

Google previewAn etymological dictionary (1821)

by William Grimshaw

salvo, to save. SALVAGE. s. Recompense for saving goods from a wreck, or a ship from being lost, when found at sea without any living person on board. F. from the L. salvo, to save. SALVATION. s. Preservation ; saving of the soul from ...

Google previewA dictionary of quotations, in most frequent use [by D.E. Macdonnel]. By D.E. Macdonnel (1809)

by David Evans Macdonnel

Salvo jure. Lat.

Google previewA Dictionary of Words and Phrases Used in Ancient and Modern Law (2000)

by Arthur English

Salvo. Without prejudice to. Saving, except. Salvo contenemento suo. An exemption from distress allowed a knight or freeholder. Salvo gainagio suo. An exemption from distress on article of husbandry.

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Satan brokered the deal
A salvo from nuclear arsenal
Knocked down bid final
Mr. Hades clinched all
Body wrappers are buried
Spirits are…… under dispatch (Sathya Narayana)
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Scrabble value of S1A1L1V4O1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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