Origin of Salemafter the biblical Salem: see Genesis 14:18, Psalms 76:2 capital of Oreg., in the NW part, on the Willamette River
Origin of Salemafter the biblical Salem city in NE Mass., on Massachusetts Bay: suburb of Boston: site of witchcraft trials (1692)
- city in N Tamil Nadu state, S India
- A city of southern India southwest of Chennai. It is a trade center with an important textile industry.x
- A city of northeast Massachusetts northeast of Boston. Founded in 1626, it is noted as the site of witchcraft trials (1692) and of Nathaniel Hawthorne's House of the Seven Gables.x
- The capital of Oregon, in the northwest part of the state on the Willamette River south-southwest of Portland. Founded c. 1840 by Methodist missionaries, it became territorial capital in 1851 and state capital in 1859.x
- The outbreak of the American War put a stop to the trade of his master, and he thereupon left Salem and went to Boston, where he engaged himself as assistant in another store.
- He invited me to visit his museum in Salem the next time I go to Boston.
- Immediately north of the city at Chemawa is the Salem (non-reservation) government school for Indians, with an excellently equipped hospital.
- Salem was chartered as a city in 1853, and in 1860 was made the capital of the state.
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