saloon

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noun sa·loon \sə-ˈlün\

Definition of saloon

  1. 1a chiefly British :  salon 1b chiefly British :  an often elaborately decorated public hallc (1) :  a usually large public cabin on a ship (as for dining) (2) :  the living area on a yachtd chiefly British :  salon 4e :  barroom

  2. 2 :  salon 2

  3. 3 British a :  parlor carb :  sedan 2a —called also saloon car

Examples of saloon in a Sentence

  1. cowboys drinking in the saloon after their work was done for the day

Origin and Etymology 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


SALOON Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of saloon for English Language Learners

  • : 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


SALOON Defined for Kids

saloon

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noun sa·loon \sə-ˈlün\

Definition of saloon for Students

  1. :  1bar 4



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