Definition of salon
1 : an elegant apartment or living room (as in a fashionable home)
2 : a fashionable assemblage of notables (such as literary figures, artists, or statesmen) held by custom at the home of a prominent person
3a : a hall for exhibition of artb capitalized : an annual exhibition of works of art
4 : a stylish business establishment or shop a beauty salon
Examples of salon in a Sentence
at its headquarters the company maintains a fashionable salon filled with works of modern art
Recent Examples of salon from the Web
A sedan involved in a road-rage incident smashed into a Lakeside hair salon and burst into flames Saturday night.
And a subtle stampede is on in the salons of New York and Washington.
What was once a movie theater has been carved into several retail establishments, including Happy Foot Spa, one of several massage parlors and nail salons.
For Berri and his friends in a Fresno salon, the choice to fly a flag online was as consequential as any march.
Much of his music, especially his salon music, are reveries d’amour.
Using their own residence to foster art-making and communal empowerment, Monet and Selah are kindred spirits of every artist and revolutionary who’ve turned their home into a salon, a free zone, a temple of refuge.
Bridgeview has quite a few nail salons including Nail Bliss & Spa, (8805 S. Harlem Ave., 708-430-8229, www.nailbliss.weebly.com).
The worst part of modern salons is that men feel welcomed and are often seated right next to the ladies.
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Origin and Etymology of salon
First Known Use: 1699See Words from the same year
SALON Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of salon for Students
: a business that offers customers beauty treatments a hair salon
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