Definition of saloon
Examples of saloon in a Sentence
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
First Known Use: 1728See Words from the same year
SALOON Defined for English Language Learners
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
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