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Definitions for salem
ˈseɪ ləmsalem

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Salem, capital of Oregonnoun

    capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River

  2. Salemnoun

    a city in northeastern Massachusetts; site of the witchcraft trials in 1692

  3. Salemnoun

    a city in southern India


  1. Salemnoun

    The place of which Melchizedek was king, mostly identified with Jerusalem.

  2. Salemnoun

    Cities and other locations named for the Biblical place.

  3. Etymology: Biblical Hebrew שלם (Genesis 14:18).


  1. SALEM

    Salem (sometimes stylized as S4LEM or SALEM) is an American electronic music band from Traverse City, Michigan. It was founded by Heather Marlatt, Jack Donoghue and John Holland. Salem is considered one of the pioneers of the witch house genre. Salem released its debut album King Night in 2010. In 2020, the group released a mixtape, Stay Down, followed by their second album, Fires in Heaven, both without Marlatt, who is disputing her ouster.


  1. salem

    Salem, especially in a geographical context, generally refers to any number of cities or towns around the world, the most famous one being in Massachusetts, U.S., known for its 1692 witch trials. The term "Salem" itself originates from Hebrew, translating to "Peace". The term can also refer to a Canadian rock band named Salem.


  1. Salem

    Salem is a brand of cigarettes introduced in 1956 by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company as the first filter-tipped menthol cigarette. Its name derives from Winston-Salem, North Carolina, the city where RJR was founded and headquartered. Salem cigarettes are unique in that they are blended with Asian Menthol rather than the traditional mainstream Menthol.

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    Song lyrics by salem -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by salem on the Lyrics.com website.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SALEM

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Salem is ranked #4215 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Salem surname appeared 8,404 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Salem.

    79.1% or 6,648 total occurrences were White.
    6% or 512 total occurrences were Asian.
    5.6% or 477 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.7% or 395 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    4.1% or 351 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 21 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

Anagrams for salem »

  1. amels

  2. lames

  3. lamés

  4. males

  5. meals

  6. mesal

  7. Selma

  8. semla

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salem in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salem in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of salem in a Sentence

  1. Richard Rennard:

    We were eating and we actually smelled the paint in the air, and my wife said,' What is he doing ?' i got up and yelled, and one of our friends got up and called Salem Police.

  2. Sandie Gilson:

    The rules and regulations that they’re making, that makes sense in the city, don’t make sense out here. The people here haven’t changed. Portland’s changed. Salem’s changed. Eugene has changed.

  3. Steve Burton:

    'Beyond Salem 2' is special in the sense that our daytime fans, you know, they're so loyal, that's why we're doing what we're doing. They just want more content. And Peacock is putting this limited series on and the fans are loving it.

  4. Filmmaker Leslee Udwin:

    Of course, the India government ban has ensured that this film now does proliferate on the Internet, but I have to tell you I am respectful of laws, in any country, and because there is a footprint of YouTube or torrents in India, it is my duty to bring that film off those channels and that is what I do, i will not break laws. I am respectful, I am moral, I have integrity, despite the witch hunt – this Salem-like witch hunt against me by those who are more interested in hiding their shame than saving their women.

  5. Patrick Hickey:

    I met with the (sports) minister (Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah) here in Lausanne. He is a very intelligent man but he is determined this has become a personal issue. He cannot see reality. We have to try to make him see what reality is.

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