salon

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noun sa·lon \sə-ˈlän, ˈsa-ˌlän, sa-ˈlōⁿ\

Definition of salon

  1. 1 :  an elegant apartment or living room (as in a fashionable home)

  2. 2 :  a fashionable assemblage of notables (such as literary figures, artists, or statesmen) held by custom at the home of a prominent person

  3. 3a :  a hall for exhibition of artb capitalized :  an annual exhibition of works of art

  4. 4 :  a stylish business establishment or shop a beauty salon

Examples of salon in a Sentence

  1. at its headquarters the company maintains a fashionable salon filled with works of modern art

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Origin and Etymology of salon

French



SALON Defined for English Language Learners

salon

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Definition of salon for English Language Learners

  • : a business that gives customers beauty treatments (such as haircuts)

  • : a large room in a fashionable house that is used for entertaining guests

  • : a regular meeting of writers, artists, etc., at someone's home


SALON Defined for Kids

salon

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noun sa·lon \sə-ˈlän, ˈsa-ˌlän\

Definition of salon for Students

  1. :  a business that offers customers beauty treatments a hair salon



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