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salvo

noun [C]  /ˈsæl·voʊ/ ( plural salvos or salvoes) us  
a firing of several guns at the same time, either in a war or in a ceremony, or a statement in an exchange of opinions: His opening salvo in the debate sparked a war of words.
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