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Salome

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noun Sa·lo·me \sə-ˈlō-mē, ˈsa-lə-(ˌ)mā\

Definition of Salome

  1. :  a niece of Herod Antipas given the head of John the Baptist as a reward for her dancing



Origin of salome

Late Latin, from Greek Salōmē


First Known Use: 1623

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