What is Salem?

  • (noun): Capital of the state of Oregon in the northwestern part of the state on the Willamette River.
    Synonyms: capital of Oregon
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Samuel Dick
... in Scotland before he opened a practice in Salem in 1740 ... Later that year he was appointed a colonel, commanding the western battalion of the Salem County militia ... Dick was first elected to represent Salem in the New Jersey General Assembly in 1777 ...
Salem, Sweden
... Salem is the seat of Salem Municipality, Stockholm County, Sweden ... The population in Salem is 14,171 (2005) ...
South Salem
... South Salem is the name of several places in the United States South Salem Township, Kansas South Salem, New York, a hamlet in Westchester County South Salem ...
Gladden, Missouri
... It is located about ten miles south of Salem on Route 19 ... has now closed and mail is now served by the post office in Salem ... Municipalities and communities of Dent County, Missouri, United States County seat Salem Cities Bunker‡ Salem Townships Current Franklin Gladden Linn Meramec Norman Osage Short Bend Sinkin Spring Creek ...
Salem Prize
... The Salem Prize, founded by the widow of Raphael Salem, is awarded every year to a young mathematician judged to have done outstanding work in Salem's field of interest, primarily the theory of Fourier ... The prize is considered highly prestigious and many of the recipients of Salem prize have also been awarded the Fields Medal later on their career ...

More definitions of "Salem":

  • (noun): A city in northeastern Massachusetts; site of the witchcraft trials in 1692.
  • (noun): A city in southern India.

Famous quotes containing the word salem:

    without luggage or defenses,
    giving up my car keys and my cash,
    keeping only a pack of Salem cigarettes
    the way a child holds on to a toy.
    I signed myself in where a stranger
    puts the inked-in X’s
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    I have always endeavored to acquire strict business habits; they are indispensable to every man. If your trade is with the Celestial Empire, then some small counting house on the coast, in some Salem harbor, will be fixture enough.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)