What does saloon mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barroom, bar, saloon, ginmill, taproom(noun)

    a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter

    "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"

  2. public house, pub, saloon, pothouse, gin mill, taphouse(noun)

    tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals

  3. sedan, saloon(noun)

    a car that is closed and that has front and rear seats and two or four doors


  1. saloon(Noun)

    The most common body style for modern cars, with a boot or trunk.

  2. saloon(Noun)

    A tavern, especially in an American Old West setting.

  3. saloon(Noun)

    A lounge bar in an English public house, contrast with public bar.

  4. saloon(Noun)

    The cabin area of a boat or yacht devoted to seated relaxation, often combined with dining table.

  5. saloon(Noun)

    the part of a rail carriage or multiple unit containing seating for passengers.

  6. Origin: salon, either augmentative of salle, or borrowed from Italian salone, augmentative form of salla; in both cases borrowed from a source such as sal, from salan, from sol-, derived from sel-

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saloon(noun)

    a spacious and elegant apartment for the reception of company or for works of art; a hall of reception, esp. a hall for public entertainments or amusements; a large room or parlor; as, the saloon of a steamboat

  2. Saloon(noun)

    popularly, a public room for specific uses; esp., a barroom or grogshop; as, a drinking saloon; an eating saloon; a dancing saloon

  3. Origin: [F. salon (cf. It. salone), fr. F. salle a large room, a hall, of German or Dutch origin; cf. OHG. sal house, hall, G. saal; akin to AS. sael, sele, D. zaal, Icel. salr, Goth. saljan to dwell, and probably to L. solum ground. Cf. Sole of the foot, Soil ground, earth.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saloon

    sa-lōōn′, n. a spacious and elegant hall or apartment for the reception of company, for works of art, &c.: a main cabin: a drawing-room car on a railroad: a liquor-shop.—ns. Saloon′ist, Saloon′-keep′er, one who retails liquor. [Fr. salonsalle; Old High Ger. sal, a dwelling, Ger. saal.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. saloon

    The poor man's club; run with intent to make the poor man poorer.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. saloon

    A name for the main cabin of a steamer or passenger ship.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saloon in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saloon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of saloon in a Sentence

  1. Martin Winterkorn:

    We will bring a budget-car family to market in 2018, with an SUV, saloon and hatchback.

  2. Ray Saulnier:

    This could just be another bar, but it’s not just a bar — it’s a saloon, it’s the most historic saloon here.

  3. Jay Edward Adams:

    If I had to choose between putting a saloon or a liberal church on a corner, I'd choose the saloon every time. People who drink up the pay check in the saloon are less likely to become Pharisees, thinking that they don't need the Great Physician, than those who weekly swill the soporific doctrine of man's goodness.

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