Simple Definition of saloon
: a place where alcoholic drinks are served; especially : such a place in the western U.S. during the 19th century
: a large, comfortable room on a ship where passengers can talk, relax, etc.
: a comfortable room in a pub
Full Definition of saloon
Examples of saloon in a sentence
<cowboys drinking in the saloon after their work was done for the day>
Origin of saloon
French salon, from Italian salone, augmentative of sala hall, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German sal hall; akin to Lithuanian sala village
First Known Use: 1728
Rhymes with saloon
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